Banana bread is a traditional favorite, and I love to bake it during the holidays. By substituting agave nectar for sugar and applesauce for oil, you can enjoy this sweet treat with less sugar, less fat -- and no guilt.
Like it or not, we tend to believe whatever we are exposed to in the media and in advertisements. In nutrition, this usually means that as a society we all follow the same diet fads, glorifying some foods over others in the quest for better health.
For some reason I always buy too many bananas. Then they get spotty and mushy, and I end up throwing them out. I try buying smaller bananas, fewer bananas, green bananas, yet they turn brown before we can eat all of them.
Popsicles are an easy and affordable way to turn things you probably already have in your kitchen into a fun dessert, and there are exactly one million different ways to make them (good thing it's summer and I had time to count).