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Mango Banana Parfaits

These mango banana parfaits taste like sunshine in a jar.  As nutritious as they are delicious, each bite is full of fruity sweetness of mangoes, the creamy goodness of yogurt and banana, and the crunch of granola.  These mango banana parfaits are a great way to make a breakfast more exciting, and yet they taste good enough to be used as a dessert.  Either way, you get a natural, fruity flavor and lots of vitamins, minerals, and protein.

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Oatmeal With Caramelized Bananas

Sometimes the most simple efforts can make all the difference.  That is the case with this steel-cut oatmeal with caramelized bananas. With just a couple extra steps, you can take a bowl of humble steel-cut oats to the next level with banana slices caramelized in butter and brown sugar, a spoonful of chopped walnuts, and a dash of orange zest.  With just a few extra minutes, these simple steps elevate a bowl of oatmeal from basic to delicious and delicately decadent.  The flavor of the warm bananas softened in melted butter and brown sugar blends beautifully with the mild oats and crunchy walnuts, and the orange zest brightens it all.

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Cranberry Ricotta Scones

Warm up a cold, dark morning with these cranberry ricotta scones!  They are rich and moist, with the ricotta cheese giving them extra depth of flavor and texture, and dried cranberries and a teaspoon of ginger adding sweetness and spice.  A warm, tender scone with a hot cup of coffee or tea is one of my favorite ways to add comfort and cheer to life.

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