Banana Nut Chocolate Chip Loaf

You all know how it is. You buy bananas to have for the family throughout the week but for whatever reason they aren’t gobbled up as quickly as you thought and suddenly they are brown and overripe. Time to toss them, right? Wrong!  You can throw together some wonderful and delicious foods with those overripe bananas. Peel them and freeze them to use in a smoothie in the coming weeks. Slice them and eat them with ice cream or mash them and mix them into your morning oatmeal, you can even make pancakes with them! Or follow the Hungry Household example and make banana nut bread with them (or muffins)! Continue Reading

Superhero Muffins, cape not included

I’m always on the watch for recipes that are both nutritious and make a great snack for my kids. Bonus points if I can double the batch and freeze for snacks later. Folks, when considering foods for your family look to feed them ingredients that will offer nutrients that will fight for them and do the body good rather than the empty calories found in chips and processed cookies and cakes which provide little more than calories, fat, and carbs. Continue Reading