Friday, January 7, 2011

The Good Lord Loves Us, So He Gave Us Fridays. Now go bananas.

Weekends are the best. I love my job, but there is something refreshing and wonderful about the weekend, don't you think?

I have a new recipe for you...and I think your gonna LOVE it. If you don''re crazy. A few years back I went to a dietitian who gave me some awesome healthy, recipes. This low fat banana bread was one of them. I've made a few tweaks here and there, and man is it good. I have been thinking about this all week, and due to my cut out the crap regimen I'm following I'll post this in hopes that one of you will make it and enjoy it proxy for me. :) I'm pretty sure if I made it right now I'd eat the entire thing, and I don't know if that was part of the regimen...I'm a firm believer in moderation in all things, so I don't think a treat here and there is bad by any means. I just know myself far too well.

Low Fat Banana Bread
2 egg whites
¼ cup non-fat sour cream
2 ripe bananas (mashed)
1 ½ cup whole wheat flour
¼ cup fat free buttermilk
½ cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1 ½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
¼ cup chocolate chips
mix wet ingredients first, then add dry ingredients
Bake at 350 for 40 mins. Makes one loaf. 16 servings
The stats...
 Tell me that isn't easy and fantastic. Now one of you promise to make it and send me delicious details of every melting chocolatey bite. K??

Thank you to MEG who absolutely, positively made my day/week/month with the package she sent me. You're amazing girl!! THANK YOU!!

Aren't those shoes smokin'?? I already worked out today, but I'm tempted to go run again to try them out! When I started my blog a few years ago I started it for the purpose of giving my clients something to reference when they needed tips and ideas on how to make their lifestyle full of healthy habits. I wanted to show them a brief glimpse into how I lived my life day to day, so they could see I was practicing what I was preaching. It isn't until recently that I've really connected with other bloggers, and found that there are so many of you out there that are absolutely incredible, full of inspiration, and brimming with good ideas. Thank you for being so great! I appreciate each and every one of you!

Now, you have to tell me...Do you love weekends as much as I do? I hope you get a chance to chill a bit from the normal rigorous week that can get so crazy! Do you like banana bread? How can you not? It's like manna. Have the best Friday ever!
xoxoxo megs


Nicole said...

Those shoes are so fun! New shoes and clothes always get me excited to work out. I love banana bread and I would totally make that banana bread if I had a few bananas around. Have a great weekend!

Kate said...

You lucky, lucky girl! We should go to Vegas, you'll be my lucky charm. Actually, I've never been to vegas, can you believe it?
Here I go, rambling again.

Anyway, thanks for all the great tips for the run group! You are simply awesome!! :)

Happy Friday! Now go bananas! I might just eat a banana, does that count!?

Slomohusky said...

great looking shoes! love the color.

Meg is the best!!!

Jen said...

Wow, free Newton shoes, how lucky are you? Thanks for the banana recipe. As soon as my bananas go brownish, I'll try it out. Good luck with your contest at work. It sounds like an awesome place. Not short on the motivation!

Kristy {Sweet Treats and More} said...

You know I will make your banana bread!! Seriously can't wait. And I'm just a little jealous of your new shoes! Lucky, lucky you!!

Katy said...

Those shoes are rockin!

melissadishes said...

those shoes are sexy! I love em!

I want to make that naner bread right now, how delish!

I love the weekends, however, I am on call from now til June starting today. Suck. I already had to work this evening. Boo.

Julie @ Hotlegs Runner said...

Are those newtons???? Woot! Lucky girl!

I'm gonna copy and paste that recipe. Love banana bread! =)

Chelsey said...

Weekends are my favorite - being a teacher drains me, so I love having a chance to just chill out and catch up!

See.Kate.Run said...

Love Banana Bread!! YUM

See.Kate.Run said...

Oh and I really like your orange shoes too! :)

Meg said...

I have about 7 old-ish bananas sitting on the counter right now!!! I'm going to make this bread TODAY!
Sorry about the HOT PINK socks, I've been trying to pass them on for a year now. My husband thought they were funny :) . White elephant gift?

BIG hugs and please keep the recipes coming!!!

caffinatednut said...

haha when im back at school i actually don't like weekends too much since I love my classes! weird, but true :) haha

mm that banana bread looks fantastic and those shoes are kicking!