Desserts

Healthy Strawberry Banana Cupcakes

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Have you ever had a healthy cupcake? These are wholesome, filling, and amazingly delicious!

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1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (you can use regular whole wheat flour too, I prefer pastry flour. It is found at any health food store, such as Sprouts or Whole Foods)
1 cup wheat germ (this is also found at any health food store, but is also carried in many grocery stores)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
3 medium very ripe bananas
1/2 cup maple syrup (could use honey)
3 tablespoons butter, coconut oil
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 large egg
Fresh fruit such as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, peaches, raspberries, etc...
8 oz cream cheese, softened (yes, I consider cream cheese a real food, therefore not unhealthy in moderation!)
1/2 honey
2 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, wheat germ, baking powder, baking soda, salt in a bowl. With a mixer combine the 3 bananas, syrup, butter or oil, vanilla and egg. Beat until combined and bananas...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
329

Sodium
376mg
15% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
41g
14% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV

Putting a little Southern spin on classic New England lobster rolls with these simple and delicious shrimp rolls! On a warm summer day, there's just nothing better than a chilled sandwich and a cold beverage. Make them ahead if you're entertaining, or whip up the no-cook meal in about 15 minutes. These easy shrimp rolls are a delicious lunch or dinner when served alongside coleslaw, potato chips, hush puppies or pickles!

2 T salted butter
1 lb. peeled and deveined cooked shrimp
1 stalk celery
2 green onions
1/3 c mayonnaise
1 t lemon juice
1 t white vinegar
1 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t Old Bay seasoning
1/4 t sugar
Kosher salt and black pepper ( to taste )
4 hot dog buns
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  • Pat shrimp dry and place in a large bowl. Add the celery and green onions; toss gently to combine.
  • In a separate bowl or large measuring cup, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice,...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV