Zucchini Banana Bars Recipe – Shugary Sweets


Grab some fresh zucchini from your garden, the farm stand or your grocery store. These Zucchini Banana Bars with a creamy cinnamon glaze are begging to be made!

Looking for more alternatives to plain zucchini bread? These Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are a must try too!

Banana zucchini bars with cinnamon icing on a white plate.

Why this Recipe Works

With so many zucchini recipes on this site, you’d think I would have had enough. Not true.

I’m always looking for more ideas for ways to bake with zucchini! The shredded vegetable adds so much moisture to breads, cakes, and muffins.

  • These Zucchini Banana Bars are based on my Cinnamon Frosted Zucchini Bars.
  • Cinnamon glaze topping adds a layer of perfect sweetness and a pretty finish.
  • This recipe is a delicious way to use up overripe bananas and extra zucchini!

Today’s recipe combines my love for Zucchini Banana Bread with my love for easy-to-share dessert bars!

Ingredient Notes

Ingredients needed to make zucchini banana bars.
  • Shredded Zucchini. It’s
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Organic fertiliser transition in Sri Lanka: Farmers were providing an early warning of a food shortage – Editorial



On April 22, 2021, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced a ban on the importation of chemical fertiliser to make Sri Lanka “the first country in the world to be free of chemical fertiliser”. The decision was passed into law by a gazette published by the Finance Ministry on May 06, 2021.  

Verité Research conducted an all-island phone survey among farmers from July 01 to 10, 2021, to find out the views of the farmers and the impact of the decision. The survey covered all nine provinces and included 1,042 farmers cultivating all major crops: paddy, fruits, vegetables, coconut, tea, minor export crops (spices) and cereal.

The survey had four major findings that were important for the decision-making of the government: (1) farmers were broadly supportive of the government policy to transition to organic fertiliser; however, farmers: (2) expected huge reduction in harvest under current

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Homemade Chicken Spaghetti – Spend With Pennies


Chicken Spaghetti sauce and bowls of chicken, pasta and cheese

Homemade Chicken Spaghetti is one of those easy, cheesy casserole dishes that is definitely one of our favorite comfort foods!

Tender chicken and pasta are tossed in an easy homemade cheese sauce and set to bake until golden and bubbly!

Serve this with a side of homemade garlic bread and a caesar salad for a perfect meal!

chicken spaghetti in a baking dish

An Easy Casserole

I love this dish because it’s the ultimate comfort food and one that the whole family will agree on.

  • This is a simple, filling, and satisfying chicken spaghetti casserole.
  • There are two options for the creamy cheesy sauce:
    • a homemade from scratch sauce
    • OR a shortcut version for busy nights (both are listed below).
  • Just like a traditional baked spaghetti casserole,  you likely have all of the ingredients on hand!
  • Prepping it is easy and even more so if you make it with rotisserie chicken or
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Did the Sugar/Junk Food Explosion of the 80s Create a Health Crisis? MP3 Song Download by Jamie Logie (The Everything ’80s Podcast – season – 1)


About Did the Sugar/Junk Food Explosion of the 80s Create a Health Crisis? Episode

The 1980s not only gave us an explosion of pop culture, but a new era of snacks, beverages, and junk foods. A lot of this was only possible because of one specific ingredient: High fructose corn syrup. This is a look back on the explosive growth of sugar consumption going into the 1980s and how it may have created some significant health issues. We also look at another ingredient introduced in the 80s that also has a very sordid history of its own: aspartame. This episode is a combination of politics, economics, marketing, health, government corruption, and a bit of good old nostalgia. *potential trigger warning: in this episode, we discuss some health and food-related issues including obesity and other health conditions which may be problematic for some listeners Support the Show and Get Access to

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