Mango Salad

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Enjoy the crunch of crisp vegetables and mango with a sweet and sour balsamic homemade dressing!

Preparation Time:
10 minutes



1 semi ripe mango
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 orange bell pepper
½ medium red onion
2 medium carrots
½ chopped green coriander

2 teaspoons balsamic vinaigrette
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
a pinch of red chilli powder


Julienne the three peppers into very thin pieces.
Chop the semi-ripe mango into small pieces.
Thinly slice the medium red onion.
Grate the carrots into long thin pieces.
Chop the green coriander.

To make the dressing, add the balsamic vinaigrette, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, sugar, and red chilli powder into a separate small mixing bowl. Whisk everything together to create the salad dressing.

Add the dressing right before serving the salad. Mix the dressing well in the salad and serve.

Pumpkin Spice Bread with Cranberries and Walnuts

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Description :

Enjoy this simple easy-to-make pumpkin spice bread with a hint of sweetness from cranberries and an extra crunch from walnuts. Top the bread with a glaze and take a bite out of a holiday delight!

Preparation Time :

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: approx. 1 hour

Servings :

Yields 1 loaf

Ingredients :

1- 16 oz package pumpkin spice bread mix
-vegetable oil
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup chopped walnuts

½ cup confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon powder
2 tablespoons milk

Directions :

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

In a mixing bowl, prepare pumpkin spice bread batter according to packaged instructions. To the batter add the cranberries and walnuts. Fold until all ingredients are incorporated.

Pour the batter into a greased or non-stick loaf pan (9 in X 5 in X 3 in).

Bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the loaf comes out clean.

For the glaze, stir the sugar, cinnamon, and milk until desired consistency glaze forms.

Once bread has cooled, drizzle glaze on top and set for 5 minutes. Serve.


Banana Bread

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Description :

Take ripe bananas and turn them into tasty banana bread. Who knew that instead of throwing away bananas, wonderful banana bread would be created? Take a bite into the bread with a side of ice cream and get ready to indulge in heaven.

Preparation Time :

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep: 1 hour

Servings :

1 Loaf

Ingredients :

3 ripe bananas
1 tablespoon milk plus 2 teaspoons more
1 teaspoon cinnamon
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions :

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

In a small bowl, mash the 3 bananas with a fork. Add the 1 tablespoon milk and cinnamon. Mix together and keep aside.

In a separate mixing bowl, cream the sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Mix with a blender and add the eggs one at a time so it can be well blended.

In another bowl mix together the flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

Add the banana mixture to the butter, sugar and eggs mixture and stir until combined. Add the dry ingredients blending until the flour disappears.

After batter has been mixed, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla and the 2 teaspoons of milk. Now blend again. After the batter has been well mixed, add the chopped walnuts. Remember to fold and mix, not blend.

Spray a loaf baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and add a pinch of flour so the bread will not stick to the pan. Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 1 hour until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes. Cut the bread into slices and serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.

Yummmm! Enjoy!