Plantain Tostadas and Tortillas

Plantain Tostadas and Tortillas

Hi there!  Long time no see… it’s been a bit since my last post!

If you’d like a small explanation as to why the giant chasm of time since I last posted… well, I suppose life happened.  I was still going through health issues – very autoimmune-disease-like health issues, involving some intense inflammation and such – as well as a bit of relationship and work changes, which didn’t really leave me much time for focusing on the blog.  Most of that seems to be quieting down for now, so here I am! 

You still wanted that recipe for Plantain Tortillas, right??

Anyway, I’ve missed it… and I still want to attempt to post here from time to time!  I really love sharing recipes and health information with people, and it’s important to me to be able to do that.  If you’re reading this, feeling a bit like I’ve been a real fair-weather friend here for the last year, please feel free to reach out to me!  There is a contact page here for ya.

Now.  On with the show!

Without further ado, let me introduce my FAVORITE recipe of the past year, with my FAVORITE accompaniments ever!

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Frozen Lemon Bars

Frozen Lemon Bars

Right now, all I can think about is how long I have until I can eat this frozen lemon bar. 

It’s a little square of wonderful, all tart and creamy and delicious, but it’s just slightly too frozen to eat at the moment.  It’s sitting in a bowl on my porch warming up.  I set a timer for ten minutes, but of course I won’t forget about it… I’ve been checking every two.

Anyway, can you see my dilemma?  I’m sitting here, trying to write about these lemon bars, hoping to be inspired by eating one… and instead I’m being distracted by just thinking about eating one.

Anything with lemon, together with a little coconut and banana, couldn’t be more perfect for a summertime dessert, but when it’s also frozen… that’s on a whole new level. 

In this recipe, the coconut flour crust comes out almost like a graham cracker crust.  It’s just slightly sweet and crumbly, which I think is pretty great with a creamy textured filling.  The lemon filling has a really awesome lemonade-like flavor, and I’m definitely into that right about now.  Even though the base is mainly bananas and coconut oil, those flavors seem to enhance the lemon flavor rather than dominate it.  

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4 Most-Decadent Mint Chocolate Desserts

4 Most-Decadent Mint Chocolate Desserts

On the 4th day of Christmas... 

Well, on the 4th day of Christmas, Courtney got a little behind on her Christmas posts.  

With all the Christmas and graduatuation parties, the realization that Christmas shopping is still looming (uh, yeah...), and some serious cookie baking for friends and family, it all caught up with me.  I've been enjoying writing each post immediately before posting, because who knows what interesting thing might pop into my head in the rush to get it written?  ...Or is that what they call procrastination?  Hm...

Anywho, we only have THREE more days till Christmas now (DON'T PANIC! This is supposed to be a good thing!)  

 

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Recipe Roundup: 12 Days of Christmas Recipes

Recipe Roundup: 12 Days of Christmas Recipes

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my FitCakes gave to me....

A ton of healthy Christmas recipes!

I'm so glad you're here today.  I have a lot - sleigh-fulls - of recipes to share!  It's the Christmas season, and there are nooo shortages of decadent recipes comin' atcha from every which way.  I mean, have you been on Pinterest lately?  

Wait, what am I talking about... Pinterest is like, your home page, isn't it?  Or would that be too dangerous for you and your addiction?  It's alright, I completely understand.  Actually, if anything, I'm even more obsessed with FoodGawker.com.  They only post the BEST looking stuff!

 

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