Banana Toast
Submitted by: Ashli
1 cup sliced banana
3/4 cup orange juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 slices whole wheat bread
1/2 to 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Combine the banana, juice and cinnamon in a blender; process until smooth. Pour the mixture into a shallow pan or bowl. Dip the bread in the mixture and turn it gently to coat both sides. Lighty oil a non-stick skillet and place over medium heat until hot. Add the bread slices, frying them until they are golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Serve with maple syrup.

Simple Fancy Yogurt
Submitted by: Ashli
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
1 small orange, peeled and sectioned
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Spoon into serving dishes and serve.

Cereal Bars
Submitted by: Wolfmama
1 cup white sugar
1 cup white syrup
1 cup peanut butter
6 cups Special K Cereal
1 cup chocolate chips
Boil sugar and syrup to a rolling boil. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Mix well. Pour over cereal in large mixing bowl. Mix until cereal is coated. Melt both kinds of chips together in double boiler or microwave. Spread over the top of cereal after it is pressed into buttered 9 x 13 inch pan.

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