Recipe: Your New Favorite Snack- Vanilla Banana Pumpkin Toast
Svg Vector Icons : http://www.onlinewebfonts.com/icon icon_line_graph_m Created with Sketch. icon_rings_m Created with Sketch. icon_smartphone_m Created with Sketch. icon_smartphone_monline Created with Sketch. icon_fl_m Created with Sketch. icon_smartphone_monline Created with Sketch. icon_sf_m Created with Sketch. Store
Health Concerns
What You Can Learn from A Hormone Test

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

What Causes Leaky Gut and How to Heal It…

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

What Happens to Your Body After A Miscarriage and…

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Optimization
Want to Slow Down Aging? Meet Your Telomeres.

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Meet CYP1A2, The Caffeine Gene

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Are There Natural Ways I Can Increase My Libido?

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Recipes & Nutrition
The Trending Diet Our Doctors Love

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

How to Meal Prep And Healthy Batch Cooking Tips…

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Omega-3 vs Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Why Essential Fatty Acids…

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

News
Welcome to Parsley’s New NYC Center

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

What to Expect At Your First Parsley Health Visit

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

5 Essential Blood Tests You Need Every Year

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put…

Recipes & Nutrition

Recipe: This Banana Pumpkin Toast is Your New Favorite Snack

October 31, 2019

Short on time? Craving something crunchy and sweet? All you need is 3 minutes to put this incredibly satisfying banana toast together.

If you’re looking for a recipe that will simultaneously satisfy your sweet tooth and your desire for something savory, look no further than this delectable banana pumpkin toast. This bright and delicious snack will help you kick that mid-day sugar craving for real and will also give you that little sweet something to curb your sweet tooth. It’s easy to whip up and uses simple, healthy ingredients you likely have on hand.

Why is sugar so bad for you?

Sugar perpetuates overall inflammation, dumps fat on your liver (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease); makes your cells resistant to the effects of insulin (insulin resistant); and then gives you metabolic syndrome, abdominal obesity, cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes. It also messes with your fertility.

There’s more. Medical research in the last decade has provided compelling evidence for the involvement of insulin resistance in cancer. While Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is now viewed as a type of diet-induced diabetes (dubbed by doctors as Type 3 diabetes, or “Diabetes of the Brain”).

Watch this video to learn more about the effects of sugar consumption on brain health. I break down the negative side effects of sugar on brain health and share my top tips to help decrease sugar cravings and improve brain function and well being.

While sugar in small amounts is not a major concern, most of us are eating too much of the sweet stuff and could benefit from cutting back in the way we consume sugar and the type of sugar consumed as well. To help you cut down, we’ve created this satisfying toast recipe you can make the next time a craving for sugar hits.

Get 5 days of sugar-free recipes, guided meditations, and our top biohacks to optimize your health.

Banana pumpkin toast recipe.

Ingredients:

  • A slice of toast (I use a homemade gluten-free, vegan sourdough)
  • ¼ cup Anita’s Yogurt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla bean paste
  • ½ banana, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 tbsp. toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tbsp. hemp hearts
  • A drizzle of honey

Instructions:

Mix the vanilla bean paste with the yogurt. Spread on sliced toast. Top with banana slices, pumpkin seeds and hemp hearts. Drizzle with honey. Dig in!

Parsley Health is the only medical practice that leverages personalized testing with whole body treatments.

More Recipes

Recipes
Recipe: Sweet and Savory Breakfast Grain Bowl

Looking for a hearty breakfast grain bowl to fill you up while providing plenty of nutrients…

Recipes
Guest Post: Easy Baked Salmon Recipe with Ginger-Almond Crust

By Guest Blogger Phoebe Lapine of  feedmephoebe.com Earlier this fall, one of my clients asked me…

Recipes
Join The Matcha Craze With This Morning Smoothie

If you haven’t yet hopped on the Matcha train, this is your chance. Matcha is the…

Recipes & Nutrition
GAPS and FODMAP diets for curing IBS, SIBO and digestive problems

 Have you ever heard the expression “I have a gut feeling” or do you get butterflies…

Find out if Parsley is perfect for you. Schedule a free call with one of our health care advisors.