3-Ingredients Banana Pancakes

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Happy new year everyone! As 2016 came around, I realized that I had been living under a rock. Do 3-ingredients banana pancakes ring a bell to anyone? I mean… sign me up for that! I’m not sure how it took me so long to stumble upon this recipe, but I finally did and HAD to try it immediately. So without further ado, here it goes.

The best description for these pancakes comes from the Kitchn‘s website, in saying that these are like the “center of french toast”. That’s it, and I can’t find a better way to describe them myself! They are moist and sweet, slightly custardy and dense, and even a little spongy. Yet, these are not doughy like regular pancakes. Indeed, the lack of flour will not trick your brain to satisfy your carbs-cravings… That being said, they remain AMAZING.

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Raspberry Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds

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Summer’s not over. Not yet. I’m not ready for that and in order to celebrate, I decided to revisit an old favorite of mine, a.k.a. my go-to summer breakfast. I last posted a recipe for overnight oats over a year ago (Banana-Mixed Berries anyone?), and while the base recipe basically hasn’t changed, I made three major changes to it, by adding:

  • chia seeds
  • frozen berries
  • quick cooking oats instead of old fashioned

Although these changes might seem minimal, they transformed my morning overnight oats experience. Continue reading “Raspberry Overnight Oats with Chia Seeds”

Passion Project: Lemon-Parmesan Cod “En Papillote” with Braised Leeks

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I grew up eating a lot of cod. It’s a house favorite, or at least one of my parents’ favorites. It didn’t use to be one of mine at all though. As a matter of fact, I really didn’t like it for a long time. Cod is a very lean kind of white fish and it can honestly be quite bland in taste. At home, we typically have it with some side of steamed greens (as if the fish wasn’t healthy enough on its own). Now I do love a good side of veggies, but let’s just say that this didn’t help me appreciate the fish any more. Yeah… definitely not one of my favorites. At least not until this recipe came along! Continue reading “Passion Project: Lemon-Parmesan Cod “En Papillote” with Braised Leeks”

Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Sweet Hungarian Paprika

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“I said Brrrr, it’s cold in here!”…

…is all I can think about as soon as I step outside of my house. It is very cold here in Philly, and as always when winter comes around, I get sick and I get pale. Now when it’s cold or if I’m sick, my favorite thing to eat is homemade soup, and when I’m pale I stock up on carrots to soak up all that beta-carotene and (hopefully) get a nice halo. So without further due, please welcome: carrot soup! aka. my favorite kind of “cure”! Continue reading “Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Sweet Hungarian Paprika”

Zucchini Noodles with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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This past week-end was an amazing one! I just got back from a great trip to Montreal, where I got to visit a friend of mine over break! I had only been there once before and had forgotten most of it, so it felt really good to go back and rediscover the city. I really enjoyed the beautiful crisp weather, the fall color palette of the trees on Mont-Royal, walking across old city and chinatown, and obviously lots of Canadian delicacies. Continue reading “Zucchini Noodles with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce”