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Maple Pecan Banana Bread

Topped with a maple and pecan mixture, this maple pecan banana bread is a great combination of sweet and salty.    Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup white whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 1 1/2 cups mashed banana 1/3 cup maple syrup 3 Tbsp maple sugar 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted and slightly cooled 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk, at room temperature 1 large egg, at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract Maple Pecan Topping 1/3 cup pecans, halved 3 Tbsp maple sugar 3 Tbsp flour pinch of cinnamon 1 1/2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a loaf...

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Pecan Praline Cake

Great for company, holidays, breakfast, or potlucks, this Pecan Praline Cake recipe can do it all. Sweet with a nice crunch, this cake is sure to cure anyone's sweet tooth! CAKE INGREDIENTS: 1 box butter pecan cake mix 16 oz. can coconut pecan frosting  4 large eggs 3/4 cup coconut oil 1 cup half-and-half for increased flavor instead of water 1/2 cup chopped pecans BUTTER PECAN GLAZE INGREDIENTS: 14 oz. can  sweetened condensed milk 3 tbsp. butter 1/2 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350°.Grease or spray a 9 by 13' baking dish with cooking spray. In a mixing bowl, combine all the cake ingredients except for the chopped pecans, mix well. Then add chopped pecans and stir to combine. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish. Bake for about 40-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes...

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Strawberry Pecan Salad

 Loaded with sweet, ripe berries, this easy and light salad is perfect for summer gatherings. With only a ten minute prep time, even the busiest of people can whip this up in their kitchens!! Salad: 1 cup Pecan Halves 1/4 cup granulated sugar 12 oz package Romaine lettuce, chopped 8 oz fresh strawberries, halved 4 oz fresh blueberries 2 oz goat cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup red onion, sliced  15 oz can Mandarin oranges, drained 2 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped Salad Dressing: 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup lemon juice 1 tsp dijon mustard 1/2 tsp kosher salt 2/3 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp poppyseeds In a small skillet over medium heat, saute pecans with sugar. This should take several...

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Ladies Luncheon Chicken Salad with Pecans

Great for a nice hot summer day, this chicken salad recipe is great for any day! You can serve on a bed of salad greens or top it off with a nice garnish of fresh cherry tomatoes.   2 c. diced, cooked chicken breast 1/3 c. chopped Gourmet Pecan Halves 1/4 c. diced roasted red pepper 2 T. minced red onion 2 T. sour cream 2 T. mayonnaise 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper   In a bowl, combine the chicken, Pecans, roasted red pepper and red onion. Toss and mix well. Add the sour cream, mayonnaise, salt and pepper and continue mixing until blended. Refrigerate until serving.

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