Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Whether enjoyed as a morning indulgence with a steaming cup of coffee/tea or as a sweet afternoon pick-me-up, lemon poppy seed muffins are a timeless classic that you can never go wrong with!

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Flour
  • 1/3 cup Maple Syrup
  • 6 Egg
  • 1/3 cup Coconut Oil (melted)
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 Lemon (zested and juiced)
  • 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF (177ºC) and line a muffin tray with liners.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine coconut flour, maple syrup, eggs, coconut oil and salt. Stir well to combine. Add in lemon zest, lemon juice and poppy seeds. Mix well.
  3. Use a ¼ measuring cup to ladle the batter into the muffin tray. Place in oven and bake for 35 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins

Chocolate Chip Protein Muffins
Breakfast seems to always be the meal that we struggle with! Whether it's finding something quick, nutritious, delicious or all of the above. I'm happy to inform that this recipe checks all those boxes! 


Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 cup All Natural Peanut Butter (Remember organic peanut butter without added sugar or palm oil is key!)
  • 3 Banana (mashed)
  • 2 tbsps Maple Syrup
  • 3/4 cup Dark Chocolate Chips
Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin tray with liners or use a silicone muffin tray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the protein powder, almond flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the peanut butter, banana, and maple syrup and stir with a spatula until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  4. Divide the batter evenly between muffin cups. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until firm to the touch and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Let the muffins cool in the pan for 10 to 15 minutes before removing and transferring to a cooling rack to cool completely. Enjoy!

Spring Scoops!

Spring Scoops!
You can't go wrong with a yummy ice cream treat as the weather warms up! If you don’t have an ice cream maker these can definitely work as popsicles in a mold like this!

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups organic coconut cream
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 c maple syrup or raw honey
  • 2 drops lavender vitality
  • 2 drops spearmint vitality
  • 1 drop lemon vitality
Instructions:
  1. Place ingredients in a blender and puree for for about 10-15 seconds. 
  2. Use preferred ice cream maker or pour into a popsicle mold and let chill. Enjoy!

Vanilla Tahini Protein Mug Cake

Vanilla Tahini Protein Mug Cake
So sometimes I just want a cookie. It’s true. Especially chocolate chip cookies - they’re just my thing!! And this is one of my favorites! It has tahini in it which just makes it an extra nutrient powerhouse in terms of some extra calcium, but it also contains antioxidants, which help prevent free radical damage in your body and may reduce your risk of diseases (like type 2 diabetes and heart disease). Tahini contains compounds that may improve brain health and decrease your risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases like dementia too!

Ingredients:
  • 3 1/2 tbsps All Purpose Gluten-Free Flour
  • 2 tbsps Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Coconut Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 tbsp Tahini
  • 1 tbsp Dark Chocolate Chips
Instructions:
  1. In a mug whisk the flour, protein powder, coconut sugar, baking powder, and salt. Add the milk and tahini. Stir well to combine until no flour remains. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  2. Microwave for 90 seconds until the cake is spongy to the touch. Allow the cake to cool slightly and enjoy!

Charred Broccoli with Tahini Dressing

Charred Broccoli with Tahini Dressing
This is such a delicious side dish to make with any meal! With the flavor of the charred vegetables and the tahini sauce; you can't go wrong!

Ingredients: 
  • 8 ozs Broccolini
  • 1 1/2 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tbsps Tahini
  • 1/2 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1 Garlic (clove, minced)
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 425ºF (215ºC). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. Place the broccolini on the baking sheet and toss with the oil, salt, and pepper. Mix well with your hands. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, until charred and crispy. 
  3. Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk together the tahini, lemon juice, water, and garlic. Season the sauce with salt and pepper. 
  4. Transfer the broccolini to a serving dish. Top with the tahini sauce and sesame seeds. Enjoy!


 
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