I am finding inspiration for the UnBox Your Kitchen Podcasts in unexpected and fun ways. Today’s episode is a great example. On Monday, July 24th, I posted the following on the UnBox Your Kitchen Facebook closed group:
“Bananas were on sale and you couldn’t resist buying a lot of
them and now they’re getting too ripe. What do you do with them?”
I was surprised by the responses. I expected to see banana bread on top of the list. The popular reply was to freeze them!
In episode #006 Let’s Talk Bananas I share:
- what I do with overripe bananas
- more responses from the group members
- two banana ice cream recipes
- my family’s Banana Bread
- 1 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3 bananas; mashed
- 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)
- 3 cups flour
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Grease two bread pans; set aside.
- In medium mixing bowl, mix the sugar, shortening, sour cream, baking soda, eggs and salt until blended. Stir in bananas. Slowly add flour (and optional nuts) and mix.
- Pour half of the batter into one bread pan, and rest of batter into the second pan.
- Bake for approximately 45 minutes.
- Cool on baking rack.
- Slice and serve.
Author: Cindy (C.K.) Kochis is an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach who transformed her coaching practice as the foundation of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine. As the Founder and Publisher of her health and wellness magazine, she is providing a forum for people to share their personal stories, professional knowledge, and healthy eating options. When Cindy is not working on her magazine, she is a virtual assistant, author, grandmother, and sassy redhead. She self-published “Get A Compass Not A Clock” (available on Amazon) and “Unleash Your Inner Story” (ebook). For more information about Cindy’s services, please visit ckkochis.com and elementsforahealthierlife.com
C.K. Kochis, INHC
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