Strawberry Banana Short Cakes

Happy Thursday Everyone!

Thursday is one day closer to the beautiful weekend!  How are you enjoying your day so far?  I am off to a coffee meeting with Ryan’s sister Krista, so mine is starting off very well :)

Yesterday I picked up some organic strawberries on sale and they are so good! Nothing beats a sweet, fresh, organic berry.  Just so full of flavour!  I thought it would be nice to make some strawberry muffins yesterday, a little concoction I put together by adding strawberries to this muffin recipe found on OneFitFoodie.com!

I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All- Purpose Baking Flour for the base and the Strawberries substituted for the apple sauce.  Oh.my.goodness. these muffins are like mini cakes!

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What better way to eat them than with Banana Soft Serve and sliced strawberries to make a delish Strawberry Shortcake!

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Banana Soft Serve:

2 frozen banana
1/2 can organic coconut milk
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips

Add all ingredients to the food processor or blender and watch the soft serve appear!

So creamy, smooth and perfectly sweet!  I could live off of this stuff!

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We ate these while we watched the movie Leap Year 😉  I am a sucker for Romantic Comedies and thought this one was really cute.

**Tip – Soak your berries in a bath of water and All Natural Fruit and Veggie Wash for 5 – 10 minutes before eating.  Apparently berries hide dirt and bacteria in there little groves 😉  You can get some great veggie wash here!

I use fruit and veggie wash for all my produce!

Do you love Strawberries?  What is your favourite berry?  Do you use Fruit and Veggie Wash?

Have a great day!

XXOO
Kris

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  1. says

    I LOVE strawberries! Those muffins look so awesome!

    I think blackberries are my favorite. Back when I still had my horse, there were blackberry bushes in the fields. I would stand there with him and pick them in the summer (yes, my horse picked berries too). Thats probably why I love them so much.
    .-= Leah´s last blog ..Oh the power of suggestion =-.

  2. says

    Kris! I was glad to see your comment :) I feel (well, I know) I’ve been missing out on everyone’s blog!

    I love strawberries too 😀 But it’s hard to find organic berries over here & just knowing that they’re #1 on the dirty dozen list…I’m usually taunted by them and have to pass them up.
    .-= Danielle (Coffee Run)´s last blog ..Home sweet home =-.

  3. says

    Great berry washing tidbit, though I don’t have the patience to do anything more than rinse them quickly under running water… if that! Terrible I know haha. But they’re just so darn good I have to gobble em up right away. I’m a berry addict. Love em ALL, though straw, blue and rasps take the cake. That’s nearly all of them isn’t it 😉
    .-= Kristie´s last blog ..Breakfast Battles and Baking Biz =-.

  4. says

    I’ve never used veggie wash before. I’ll admit, sometimes I just eat things w/o washing it like a few grapes here and there. Or I’ll just rub my apple on my shirt. I know its not good but meh…I’m still kicking :)

    I LOVE strawberries. That muffin looks great!!

  5. says

    I was allergic to strawberries when I was little, so I am going to wait a while before introducing them to Hayden. Thank goodness I outgrew it, as strawberries are one of my faves. They are lovely in muffins, and that banana n’ice cream is a perfect pairing :-)

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