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Bananas Foster Cobbler


·      5 ripe bananas, sliced

·      ¾ cups all-purpose flour

·      2/3 cups oatmeal

·      ½ cup organic raw brown sugar

·      ½ cup rum

·      ½ cup raisins

·      2 vanilla beans, split down the middle

·      6 tablespoons raw sugar

·      5 tablespoons olive oil butter blend

·      3 tablespoons chopped pecans

·      1 tablespoon cinnamon

·      1 tablespoon vanilla extract

·      1 tablespoon grated cinnamon

·      ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg



-      Combine flour, cinnamon, raw sugar and oatmeal in bowl, and cut in 3 tablespoons of butter

-      Stir pecans into mixture

-      Stir in nutmeg

-      In a skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of olive oil butter blend

-      Add raw brown sugar

-      Stir in ½ cup of raisins

-      Add vanilla beans to skillet

-      Pour in rum and vanilla extract, and let cook down

-      Add in bananas

-      Grate cinnamon over bananas

-      Once bananas are soft, sprinkle flour mixture over the top of the of the bananas

-      Place skillet in an oven pre-heated to 500 degrees, and bake for 10 to 15 minutes

-      While baking, mix organic honey, cinnamon, nutmeg and a cup of Greek yogurt together

-      Serve bananas foster topped with Greek yogurt mixture



Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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