Apple Fritters with Coconut Palm Sugar

Apple Fritters with Caramelized Coconut Sugar

Apple fritters can do wonders if you crave something sweet, but still want it to be a relatively healthy snack.   Or, if you're caffeine deprived...like me. Apple fritters are nothing new, and I'll sometimes whip up a batch for breakfast, and eat them with a side of yogurt.  I made the fritters with coconut sugar this time - both the in batter and for the caramelized crust.  I bought a huge bag of coconut palm sugar last summer, and I still have enough left to last til the end of time.  The [Read more...]

Kale and Mango Smoothie

Kale and Mango Smoothie

A kale and mango smoothie that tastes awesome? This one definitely falls under the category "green smoothies that don't suck". Super-thick, naturally sweet, creamy...  First timer's luck?  All right, all right... only a few posts ago, I said you'd never catch me with the abomination known as a green smoothie, but read on. This was a pure happy accident. I was making an ordinary banana-mango smoothie, and this is how it went: first, use sweet sugar bananas - those tiny ones that come in a big [Read more...]