Volume 11

~ News From "Your Birthing Family" ~

Issue 3





Charis Cuisine

Delectable (Guilt free) banana bread

by Carole-Lee Schuchmann



* ⅓ cup melted coconut oil or safflower oil

* cup honey or maple syrup

* 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal mixed with 6 tablespoons water (let sit for 2 minutes)

* 1 cup mashed bananas (2 large bananas)

* cup almond milk

* 1 teaspoon baking soda

* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

* teaspoon salt

* teaspoon ground cinnamon

* 1 cups almond flour



1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees and grease a 95-inch loaf pan.

2. In a large bowl, beat the oil and honey together together with a whisk. Add the flaxseed meal mixture and beat until smooth, then whisk in the mashed bananas and milk.

3. Add the baking soda, vanilla, salt and cinnamon, and whisk until completely blended. Then, stir in the flour and mix!

4. Pour your batter into your greased loaf pan and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon. If you'd like a swirled effect, run the tip of a knife or fork across the batter in a zig zag or split figure eight pattern.

5. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let your banana bread cool in the pan for around 15 minutes, then transfer to a serving plate and slice!

'Behold, I will bring them from the north country, And gather them from the ends of the earth,
 Among  them the blind and the lame, The woman with child and The one who labors with child,  together,
 A great throng shall return there...And My people shall be satisfied with My goodness, says the LORD.'
 Jeremiah 31:8, 14
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March 2016