Blueberry Banana Bread

Hey, guys! I need to bake something for our church, pronto! We have a Thanksgiving pot luck after the Filipino mass at 2pm today, no time to shop but since a have a bounty of ripe bananas, I figured, banana bread but a different kind. So let  us not wait any further, check out the…

Chia Seeds & Almond Milk

So pumped up to stay healthy after we experienced the hardships of hubby having the open heart surgery, , I realized the challenge of keeping our arteries unclogged and, I made a plant based breakfast and also good as a dessert. The instruction is simple and you can prepare easily. Let’s gather up our ingredients…

Purple Yam (Ube) Ice Cream

Ube jam, ube halaya, or halayang ube from the Spanish Jalea Jam is a Philippine dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam. “Dioscorea alata is locally known as ube, used in pastries, halo-halo and ice cream.”   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups heavy cream 1 cup Almond milk 2 tsp. lemon juice pinch of salt 2…

Home-made Strawberry Ice Cream

Home-made ice cream made in a hurry. You can say goodbye to too sweet ice creams with lots of GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms). No need for ice cream maker also! Let’s gather our ingredients and taste this awesome ice cream…. INGREDIENTS: 3 baskets of strawberries ( washed, drained, hulled and sliced ) leave some for…

Home-made Ice Creams & Smoothies

As you can feel it, Spring has sprung, it’s raining cats and dogs, our gardens will soon come alive, and the temperature is starting to fluctuate and it will soon climb high; I am already gearing up for cold treats. I’m not kidding you when I say there is no ice cream machine needed! Just…

Chocolatey Banana Squares… with a little Jackfruit

I was unable to defrost my walnuts so I decided to use chopped pistachios in this newly baked dessert. Let’s check out and prepare the ingredients first. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 cup light brown sugar 1/4 tsp. granulated sugar 1 cup butter 3…

No Bake Mango/Pineapple Cheesecake

I just love ripe mangoes, and I’m always trying to incorporate mangoes into my desserts so here comes a Mango/Pineapple cheesecake, no kidding and no baking needed. Yeah! I posted a Layered Mango Cheesecake before and its texture is soft but this one is more firm and won’t melt fast. No need for freezing, just…

Valentine’s Day Jello

An advanced Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone! I was pretty excited making this jello dessert that you all can prepare for the upcoming Valentine’s Day. The taste is divine, preparation is a breeze and the ingredients are very few. So let’s get started so you can surprise your loved ones on the 14th. INGREDIENTS: 1…

No Bake Layered Blueberry Strawberry Cheesecake

      I brought this to our 2000 Hail Mary Prayer Group on the first Saturday this month and although I had to leave early to get some sleep for work, they said that it looks like the Filipino “Sapin-Sapin” and tastes better than the No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake that I brought the other day….

Blueberry/ Walnut Cheesecake Squares

Finally able to pull through this one, cooking for Jessie… hahaha! Remember Ina Garten, The Barefoot Contessa’s  Book-Cooking for Jeffrey? Anyway, I am working tonight so I will just continue tomorrow and give you the recipe, good for diabetics and non-diabetics! INGREDIENTS: 2/3 cup flour 2/3 cup quick-cooking oatmeal 2 tbsp. chopped walnuts 1/4 cup…

Not So Sweet Banana Mini Cakes

I didn’t realize that I had so many frozen bananas in my upright freezer, so I made these banana cakes; I used maple syrup, half cane sugar, and granulated sugar, so overall it isn’t too sweet. Also, I found some oven-safe paper bakeware from Homegoods, the website is welcomehomebrands.com if you’re interested in buying some….

Chocolatey, Orangey Banana Cake Squares

Experimenting again, blame it on my genes, sorry I’m not necessarily traditional when it comes to food recipes. So let’s get creative and see if chocolate and orange can blend together.   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup butter 1/4 cup white granulated…