Sunday 5 August 2012

Mexican Loaf

Full of fiber, this is a healthy Mexican dish to enjoy as a side dish or as a snack.

Mexican Loaf slice

Serves 6


12 oz can of spicy refried beans

packet of Batchelor's Mexican Rice

3 medium eggs

Fry Light or other light oil spray


1. Preheat oven to 220C/425F.

2. Spray low-calorie oil spray into deep, small rectangular glass pan.

3. Mix the eggs together in a bowl.

4. Cook the rice according to the instructions on the packet.

5. Mix the refried beans into the egg mixture.

6. Add the rice to the refried beans and egg mixture and mix well.

7. Pour mixture into pan.

8. Bake in oven for 25 to 30 minutes.

9. Enjoy!


Monday 2 January 2012

Easy Banana Bread

banana bread loaf with slice

banana bread slices

This recipe only takes 5 minutes to prepare before baking.


3 ripe bananas, smashed
1/3 cup melted light butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup sweetener
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
Fry Light (or other low calorie cooking oil spray)


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

2. With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.

3. Mix in the sugar, sweetener, egg, and vanilla.

4. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in.

5. Add the flour last and mix.

6. Pour mixture into a 4x8 inch loaf pan that is sprayed with Fry Light.

7. Bake for 1 hour.

8. Cool on a rack.

9. Remove from pan and slice to serve.


banana bread loaf cooling

banana bread loaf