Banana Bread

Published July 15, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

Bake and prepare this nutritious snacks to your family and friends. It’s delicious and nutritious at the same time!

Ingredientsbanana bread

  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1 cup (65g) almonds, roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp wheatgrass powder – click here to buy
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1/3 cup (78ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. First is to sieve into a large bowl the wheatgrass powder, baking powder, flour, cinnamon, sugar and a pinch of salt.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
  3. Then combine in a separate bowl the oil, egg and vanilla extract and stir until creamy.
  4. Next is put the sliced banana into a blender and blend fully until smooth. Then you can add the rest of the mixture to the banana mix. Again, blend fully so that the mixture well combined fully.
  5. Pour slowly the mixture into a baking pan and cook for about 50 minutes. Allow it to cool before serving.

Enjoy!

Buttermilk Biscuits

Published June 20, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

These scrumptious buttermilk biscuit recipe are so easy to make, if you follow a few simple instructions.

IngredientsButtermilk Biscuits

  • 3/4 cup buttermilk or milk Kefir – click here to buy
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons butter (very cold)
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. 12 to 24 hrs before to making biscuits, mix in a bowl the buttermilk and flour together. Cover and let the flour to soak. (But if you are using the sprouted flour then you can skip the soaking part).
  2. Preheating the oven to 450°F. Then start by cutting the butter into small chunks and add it to the flour/buttermilk mixture together with  baking powder, baking soda and salt. (Remember not to over mix it, but if the mixture is too dry then add some buttermilk).
  3. Next is place the the dough onto a lightly floured board. Then softly pat the dough to 1/2 inch thick. (This way the biscuits are lighter then using a rolling pin).
  4. Then cut the dough using a round cutter to cut out the biscuits. Place the cut out biscuits into a cookie sheet. Afterwards, bake the biscuits for about 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.

Enjoy!

Green Healthy Juice

Published May 15, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

A great taste juice combined with healthy ingredients. Try making this easy to make juice at the comforts of your home!Green Juice

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces fresh wheatgrass
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 5 fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • water as needed
  • ½ cup fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Start by chopping the celery and cucumber into small pieces then place it into your food processor with the rest of the ingredients and puree until fully smooth.

Enjoy!

Apple Muffins

Published April 18, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

Start your day with a delicious muffins made of whole wheat and oats with apples. Try these recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) plain 1% yogurt or plain 2% yogurt or kefir milk – click here to buy
  • 1-3/4 cups (425 mL) quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2 eggsapple muffins
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded peeled apple
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) vegetable oil
  • 2 cups (500 mL) whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) packed brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) nutmeg
  • 4 tsp (18 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt

Instructions

  1. The first thing to do is to combine in a bowl the oats and yogurt(kefir) and leave it for about 10 minutes. Then add in the apple, eggs, oil and vanilla .
  2. Combine in another bowl the sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt. Once they are combine pour the yogurt mixture over. Sprinkle it with raisins and stir.
  3. Next is to spoon the mixture into a paper lined muffin cups. Then bake it 375 degrees for 35 minutes or until the tops are golden brown. Allow the pan to cool before transferring the muffins.

Enjoy!

Summer Smoothie

Published March 20, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

Start your day with this delicious smoothie made of fresh watermelons with kefir to make it more tasty!

Ingredientssummer smoothie

Instructions

  1. Prepare making your smoothie by putting the watermelon chunks in a blender and blend it until smooth. Then add the juice and Kefir and blend it again to mix the ingredients. Serve these smoothie over ice.

Enjoy!

Making Kefir Buffalo Chicken Dip

Published March 5, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

This Kefir Buffalo Chicken Dip is excellent for people who are watching closely over their diet. Not because you are trying to lose weight, you will completely eliminate delicious foods and dips. You can as well enjoy your buffalo chicken by using a dip made with the nutritious kefir. Kefir Buffalo Chicken dip is low in sodium and is low in unhealthy fat. Here’s how you make your very own kefir buffalo chicken dip.

Kefir Buffalo Chicken Dip

Kefir Buffalo Chicken Dip

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz blue cheese, crumbles
  • 6 oz low fat plain kefir – click here to buy
  • 2 oz buffalo wing sauce
  • 8 oz pack  neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 6 oz cooked chicken breasts, diced

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Whisk the neufchatel cheese until soft and creamy.
  2. Add a little kefir at a time and continue mixing until incorporated.
  3. Add the wing sauce to the mixture. Continue whisking the mixture until well blended.
  4. Gently fold in chicken and blue cheese.
  5. Pour the mixture to the baking dish and then heat it inside the oven for half an hour. Set the oven into 350 degrees.
  6. Check the dip before half an hour and see if it’s already hot and bubbly. If it’s still not bubbly, then let it stay for a while bubbles comes out and until the top is slightly brownish. However, you need to remember not to brown the top too much.
  7. Serve the dip in a platter together with a platter of colorful vegetable dippers.

Kefir Meatloaf

Published February 17, 2014 by Hadufuns Bernardo

Worried of too much calories on meat? These recipe offers low calories because kefir is being added. Try making these at your homes!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground beefmeatloaf
  • ¾ cup plain kefir milk – click here to buy
  • 4 ounces (1 can) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • ½ cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  1. Worried too much of calories on meat? This recipe offers a few calories because of kefir.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Then shape the mixture into a loaf. After shaping, place them into a loaf dish. If you like you can top the mixture with ketchup and onions.
  4. Bake for an hour at 350 degrees.

Enjoy!