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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

One thing that I just can’t get enough of these days is banana bread. Honestly, it never gets old. The other night I whipped this recipe up and haven’t been able to stop snacking on it. I believe that everyone needs a quick and easy, […]

Blender Banana Pancakes

Blender Banana Pancakes

Banana pancakes were a Saturday morning ritual when I was in college. Mark came to visit most Saturdays and we indulged in pancakes together before adventuring off to whatever activities we had planned for the day. These banana pancakes are quick and easy to make—perfect […]

Fluffy Gluten-Free Waffles with Caramelized Bananas

Fluffy Gluten-Free Waffles with Caramelized Bananas

Friends, today I present to you the best gluten-free waffles you may ever try. No jokes here – this breakfast is the real deal. It is fluffy, perfectly spiced, and easy to make (seriously—your kitchen will not be full of dishes when these are finished!). […]

Almond-Chai Smoothie Bowl

Almond-Chai Smoothie Bowl

This recipe was inspired by an incredibly delicious almond-chai smoothie that I had in California on my honeymoon back in September. It was thick, creamy and tasted like a chai-tea-latte smothered in almond-butter. Since then, I have dreamed about making my own version of this […]

Fudgy Chocolate Cookies

Fudgy Chocolate Cookies

When I was a kid, I baked cookies. Often. I enjoyed being in the kitchen, creating new things, but I also loved putting a smile on people’s faces when fresh cookies were on the table. After going gluten-free, starting college, and having to cook other […]

Purple Yam & Coconut Smoothie Bowl

Purple Yam & Coconut Smoothie Bowl

Happy New Years from The Local Sprout ! I hope your weekend was full of family, friends, and lots of delicious food. Lets start the new year strong with a big, nutritious, smoothie recipe. Instead of buying into the new “shake” or “weight-loss bar” fad, […]