The Surfers Kitchen http://www.thesurferskitchen.com Whole Food Recipes for Living Life Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:00:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 Best Ever Banana Bread http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/best-ever-banana-bread/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/best-ever-banana-bread/#respond Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:00:07 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9944 I am a sucker for quick breads, see pumpkin bread, chocolate fig bread and now this, the best ever banana bread.  There is something about using super ripe produce and making an entirely new creation.  Plus, I feel that it is sort of good for you, since you know, fruits and vegggies.  Ahem…. Anyhoo…..I seem […]

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Puerto Rican Bean Salad http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/puerto-rican-bean-salad/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/puerto-rican-bean-salad/#respond Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:02:37 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9924 Looking for a light summer salad?  This Puerto Rican bean salad is for you! Recently, we had a potluck baby shower at my office and I had no idea what to make.  I always get nervous about what to cook for a group.  I usually don’t want to bring a dessert and I really try […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Fig Banana Bread http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/chocolate-fig-banana-bread/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/chocolate-fig-banana-bread/#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:14:23 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9908 I bought dried figs to serve on our cheese platter for the holidays and then just forgot about them.  During some digging through our too deep cabinets, I found them and decided they must be used immediately. I had some ripe bananas on hand and a strong chocolate craving so I mixed them all together […]

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Chocolate Coconut High Protein Energy Bites http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/chocolate-coconut-high-protein-energy-bites/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/chocolate-coconut-high-protein-energy-bites/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:59:46 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9900 This recipe for chocolate protein energy balls started as a fail.  I was trying to make chocolate sea salt Rx bars and it just didn’t work out.  The mixture was a tad too sticky to cut nicely into bars and I had given up trying.  I was at my kitchen counter, pulling the failed chocolate […]

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Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Steak and Goat Cheese http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/spinach-salad-with-strawberries-steak-and-goat-cheese/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/spinach-salad-with-strawberries-steak-and-goat-cheese/#respond Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:04:30 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9885 Looking for the most perfect salad?  My spinach, strawberry salad topped with sliced steak and a sprinkling of goat cheese is pure perfection. This salad is barely a recipe but enough to share for a few of reasons. Reason 1: You would gladly pay upward of $15 to eat this at many restaurants. Reason 2:  […]

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3.2.18-Gymnastics Fun in Savannah Georgia http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/3-2-18-gymnastics-fun-savannah-georgia/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/3-2-18-gymnastics-fun-savannah-georgia/#respond Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:06:49 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9877 I have been in Savannah Georgia for Nova’s gymnastics competition at the Pink Meet (for breast cancer research). A few mom’s and daughters teamed up to rent a cool old Victorian house, right near Forsyth Park to watch the girls compete and enjoy the city together. The girls competed on Friday morning and did really […]

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Easy Sugar Free, Flour Free Fudge Cookies http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/easy-sugar-free-flour-free-fudge-cookies/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/easy-sugar-free-flour-free-fudge-cookies/#respond Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:43:03 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9865 Sometimes, you just need a cookie.  It helps that these are refined sugar free, flour free and ready in minutes! Ever have one of those days that you just can’t seem to get anything done?  Like, you have a list a mile long but don’t seem to make any progress on it.  This was me […]

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2.19.18 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/2-19-18/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/2-19-18/#respond Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:24:12 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9854 Oh hello there gratitude journal!  I have missed you!  I just went back and checked and my last post was over a month ago.  Not too great—since I am really trying to focus on gratitude this year.  Instead of re-hashing all of the minutia from the past month, I’ll just start here, with the now. […]

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Beef Tip and Sweet Potato Chili http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/beef-tip-and-sweet-potato-chili/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/beef-tip-and-sweet-potato-chili/#respond Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:29:56 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9843 I made this sweet potato chili a few weeks ago and have made it since about four other times.  I would make a big batch and take it to work for lunch.  It was a perfect  lunch during the Whole 30 because it is so flavorful and really filling. Depending on your partner, this might […]

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Kahlua Fudge Brownies http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/kahlua-fudge-brownies/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/kahlua-fudge-brownies/#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:24:54 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9837 Looking for a sweet treat for your Valentine?  These Kahlua Fudge brownies will do the trick.  I actually made these at Christmas time and going back through old photos, I realized I never posted the recipe.  I had to get on here to do this today because you want to make these brownies! It seems […]

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Instant Pot Hearty Vegetarian Chili http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/instant-pot-vegetarian-chili/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/instant-pot-vegetarian-chili/#respond Sun, 04 Feb 2018 14:17:35 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9830 I meant to post this Instant Pot vegetarian chili BEFORE  Super Bowl Sunday so you could make it for your parties.  But, I didn’t and that is still OK.  This takes about 30 minutes from start to finish and is made with mostly things you likely have around.  You can still make it in time […]

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January 2018 Blog Report http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/january-2018-blog-report/ http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/january-2018-blog-report/#respond Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:48:58 +0000 http://www.thesurferskitchen.com/?p=9819 Why do I even do these blog reports?  I don’t have the following of some of the bigger bloggers with huge impressive numbers.  Is this even important? I have decided it is.  Last year, I did a couple of these posts and then just stopped because I wasn’t writing or sharing anything that I felt […]

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