Healthy and Nutritious Chocolate Chip BANANA BREAD Recipe

Hi Everyone,

Banana Bread has been my favorite comforting dessert to make. It goes well with the morning coffee or any midday snacking. I am not very good at baking but this one is very easy and it always turns out great . And my favorite part is you can always tweak it and make it super food or/and gluten free by adding any additional seeds or powders and subbing the flour  with almond as it is in my case.  In this recipe I use only the cleanest ingredients and it’s the only baking goody that I can eat with no guilt.


-2-3 overripe organic bananas
– 1/3 cup melted organic coconut oil
– 1 teaspoon baking soda
– pinch of salt
– 3/4 cups of organic coconut sugar
– 2 organic eggs
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 1table spoon chia seeds
– 1 and 1/5 cup of almond flour or regular flour
–  some walnuts
– organic dark chocolate



1. Preheat oven to 350 F
2. Mash the bananas, leaving half a banana sliced lengthwise for decorating
3. Mix all dry ingredients in one bowl and all wet ingredients + the mashed bananas in another
4. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry mix while mixing with a mixer
5. Add the walnuts and the pieces of dark chocolate
6. Pour the batter into a loaf pan covered with parchment paper
7. Decorate with the leftover banana
8. Bake for 40-50 minutes or until you pierce with a toothpick and it comes out clean, no dough is sticking on it.

Thanks for stopping by,

Spice up your day with a Jalapeño Margarita

Hi Everyone,

You can never go wrong with a margarita!Now that summer is just around the corner I want to share my favorite drink of the moment.⠀spicy margarita 🌶It’s refreshing and not too sweet and that is exactly how I like my cocktails!

And here is the recipe:

• muddled jalapeño ⠀⠀

• 1 part tequila ⠀⠀

• 2 parts fresh lime juice ⠀⠀

• ice & salt⠀⠀

• garnish with jalapeño & cilantro ⠀

And don’t forget to add the final touch – a paper straw. Safe the planet and be stylish. 

Enjoy responsibly,

xoxo Iva

De puff and sculpt your face with these spa tools at home

Hi Everyone,

I love enjoying a good and professional spa day but a lot of times I prefer doing it at the comfort of my own home and experimenting and learning things myself. I am a sucker for any beauty tools and gadgets.
My favorite spa tools for quite some time now have been the gua sha stone and face rollers. Unlike any other beauty tools that get popular and then die out in the time this has for sure stuck for a while now. And there is a reason for that.  Those tools are really simple and easy to use at home,  and they provide great results. They are usually made of a stone such as jade or quartz, which feels really cool on the skin and help de puff and detoxify your face. You can do it in the morning or at night while watching TV. 10-15 minutes is enough. I like keeping mine in the freezer just to keep it really cold and do it in the morning to  depuff my face . Or I like to go a step further and make a whole spa experience and take a nice bath in the evening, massage my face and apply a face mask while my pores are opened and my face is stimulated and ready to absorb all the nutrients from any treatment or mask.

This is my favorite set from Amazon . Great quality and it has everything you need

Plant Based Coconut Flour Pancakes

Hi Everyone,
This plant based pancake recipe will satisfy your sweet cravings and keep you full until lunch.

1 very ripe banana smashed with a fork
1 cup coconut flour
1 cup regular flour
1 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut / almond / cashew or oat milk
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon  honey
1 teaspoon chia seeds
Dash of Himalayan salt
Fresh or frozen fruit to top them

Mix all dry ingredients and all wet ingredients in another bowl. Combine them and mix them well.
I used a spoon to pour them on a non stick pan.
Didn’t use any oil since I used a full fat coconut milk that has a good amount of oil in it. After I poured the batter I sprinkled chia seeds and put some frozen blueberries. Then flip them and cook them on the other side.

Adding the chia seeds is an easy way to sneak in some extra nutrition without changing the taste.
They are super rich in iron, omega-3, calcium, antioxidants and many more. I prefer adding them inside the pancakes rather than as a garnish. But don’t  just add them to the batter because they soak up a lot of moisture and so does the coconut flour so you won’t get the perfect consistency.

Serving suggestions:
Adding almond or peanut butter is always a nice way to add extra plant based protein
Fresh fruit always works. My favorite is banana slices, strawberry and mango.
Coconut shreds
Cacao nibs

Thanks for watching!
Xoxo Iva

Toppings options are endless
%d bloggers like this: