Each ingredient is specifically chosen for its amazing benefits: Oats Whole grain sourceCan lower cholesterolHeart-healthyGood source of dietary fiber Pumpkin pie spice Cinnamon & healing benefitsGinger & warming digestive benefits Pumpkin seeds Good mood food – full of omega 3 essential fatty acidsNutritional powerhouseImprove insulin regulationDecrease oxidative stress Pecans contain more than 19 vitamins and minerals including vitamins A, B, and E, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. Almonds contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Spice No-Bake Granola
These are great for breakfast or on the run snack. They are gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free! 😁 😋 Grain-free Carrot Cake Muffins2 cups fine ground almond flour1/2 teaspoon sea salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon nutmeg3 eggs1/4 cup pure coconut oil, melted and cooled1/4 cup pure honey or maple syrup1 cup finely shredded carrots1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut In a large mixing bowl, whisk almond flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add eggs, oil, and honey. Stir in the shredded carrots, nuts and … [Read more...] about Grain-free Carrot Cake Muffins
Cravings are often the cause of why we fail on a healthy eating plan. We have good intentions, but then we find ourselves giving into our cravings. A friend of mine recently told me a story of how mac and cheese dish was "calling out" to her. Can you relate? I can. Food can call out to me too. The chocolate in the fridge says: "You deserve it, it's just a little treat." Cookies in the cupboard softly whisper, “Come get me!” But then my friend was reminded of how the mac and cheese would be and how it would sabotage her diet, so she went to the fridge, pulled it out and tossed it. But in order … [Read more...] about Crave This … Not That!
Chocolate and peppermint seem to be a leading couple of the Christmas candy season and for good reason! It is a delicious combination! Peppermint Fudge Balls 1 cup almond butter 1 cup coconut oil, at room temperature 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup coconut flour A few drops of Candy Cane Stevia depending on sweetness preference 1/16 tsp pink Himalayan salt Over medium heat, melt coconut oil and mix in almond butter. Add dried ingredients and stir until well-combined. Taste test to determine if additional sweetener is needed depending on your preferences. Pour mixture … [Read more...] about Peppermint Fudge Balls
Homemade apple chips are a remarkably addictive snack. Unlike their store-bought counterparts, however, this apple chips recipe uses no sugar and the chips are baked, not fried. These homemade apple chips are delicious, crunchy, and healthy! And bonus... I promise your house will smell amazing! All you need are apples and Ceylon cinnamon. I love to use a variety of apples, but any sweet-crisp apple will do nicely. We suggest Ceylon cinnamon because of its amazing benefits. Consumed daily can give you positive effects on blood sugar levels, digestion, immunity and more! (Read More) Wash, … [Read more...] about Apple Chips
It's that time of year when temptation is everywhere we turn. Maybe your kids still have buckets of candy leftover from Halloween and you keep sneaking "just one" hoping they won't notice. Or maybe you have started to think about Thanksgiving dinner (WHAAAAT? It's 10 days away! 😳) Then comes Christmas. I remember years ago when Christmas didn't show up until the day after Thanksgiving, but now the season seems to last longer—already the stores are lined with holiday chocolates for Christmas and booze for New Year's Eve. It's a tough time of year to make healthy choices. I know, I used to … [Read more...] about Keeping Spirits Bright