Blueberry Banana Smoothie
Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.
Melted chocolate, chocolate chips, and nuts make a great combo for these cookies.
This is a picture-pretty first course for a summer meal. Make in advance and serve chilled.
These muffins are perfect for breakfast or a snack. They get their crunch from chopped walnuts.
Ciabatta, the Italian flat bread popular in toasted sandwiches, makes a handy pizza base. You can reduce the carbs and calories slightly by pulling out some of the soft interior.
Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars
You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.
French Toast Sandwiches
Make the sandwiches first, then dip them in the egg-milk mixture and cook on a griddle until golden.
Garlic Walnut Sauce
This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.