Desserts

Hummingbird Cupcakes

Carrot cake (minus the carrot) meets banana bread meets aloha bread in these delicious cupcakes that are topped with cream cheese frosting! Who doesn't love that?! I used a large ice cream scoop (Pampered Chef) and got 33 cupcakes out of this recipe! The best part is, they are only 100 calories each if you make them small so you can have two (or three!)

33
3/4 c. all purpose flour
3/4 c. white whole wheat flour
1 c. sugar
2 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
1t. ground cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg
1/4 t. ground ginger
2 T. canola oil
2 large eggs
1 t. vanilla extract
2 c. mashed ripe bananas (about 4 large bananas)
20 can crushed pineapple, undrained
1/2 c. chopped pecans, optional (I did not use pecans)

For the frosting:

1 (8 oz.) brick 1/3 less fat cream cheese at room temperature
1 c. powdered sugar
2 t. vanilla extract
33 pecan halves for topping (if desired)
For the cupcakes: Preheat the oven to 350. Line cupcakes tins with paper liners and set aside. In a large bowl place flour (white and whole wheat), sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and ground...
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Nutritions

Calories
331

Sodium
177mg
7% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
9g
19% DV

Carbs
61g
20% DV

Fiber
5g
20% 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
4
  • 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,...
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Nutritions

Calories
248

Sodium
870mg
36% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
23g
8% DV

Fiber
3g
14% DV