I was at the grocery store the other day and noticed that they were selling dozens of very ripe bananas. This sparked my desire to try and create a healthier yet dense version of banana bread. After some experimenting, I was really satisfied with the following recipe and wanted to share it with you. It uses a combination of nutritious barley and protein-rich almond flour. Barley is is a low-glycemic grain that’s loaded with vitamins and minerals, as well as hearty amounts soluble and insoluble fiber.Read More›
This coconut black rice pudding makes a delightful and healthy breakfast, snack, or dessert. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and processed sugar-free, too.
Black rice is indigenous to Southern Asia and an excellent source of iron, vitamin E, fiber, and flavonoid antioxidants called anthocyanins. In Chinese medicine, it’s considered a good blood tonifier. Black rice has been consumed for centuries in China. In fact, because of its rich nutritional value, legend has it that it was reserved solely for the emperors’ consumption. As a result, it was granted the names “emperor’s rice” and “forbidden rice.”
Enjoy this simple pudding warm or cold. As always, feel free to be creative in the kitchen!Read More›