Chocolate Almond Mini Muffins

Chocolate Almond Mini Muffins These mini muffins are so full of yummy chocolate flavor, and they are gluten-free and high-protein too!  I used my new favorite protein powder from Pure Encapsulations called Pure Lean Ultra https://www.purecapspro.com/nourishednutrition/pe/products/product_details.asp?ProductsID=2340.  This one contains pea protein.  You can try using any protein powder that you like with this recipe, and let me know how it turns out! Prep and bake time are minimal for these muffins, so they are easy and fast to make.  They can make a great snack or they can be added to…

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Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice

I love a good fried rice, but they can be so loaded with fats and sugars!  This recipe that tastes great, but is also pretty healthy.  It is a new twist on an old ethnic favorite which has more veggie than usual! Cooking and Prep time, about 40 minutes Makes 6 (pretty large) servings Ingredients: 3 whole carrots, peeled and chopped ½ onion finely diced 1 cup chopped green beans 1 yellow squash, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup corn kernels 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and diced 3…

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Easy Home Made Fajitas

Currently I would call myself a purist when talking about food.  I am trying to eat less processed and more natural foods, and cooking from scratch a little more.  I love my food to have a lot of flavor, but most pre-made seasonings have a lot of fillers and preservatives in them to give them a longer shelf life.  So I thought I should try to make my own, and it is pretty delicious!  This recipe makes about 3 recipes at a time so I don’t have to make it…

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ChocoCoconut Butterscotch Cookies

Prep: About 20 minutes Bake: 12 minutes at 375 F Makes 30 Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups Almond flour 1 cup Oats 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ tsp Salt ¼ cup Coconut Oil ¼ cup Maple Syrup 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla ½ cup Chocolate Chips ½ cup Butterscotch Chips ½ cup Sweetened Shredded Coconut Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F for conventional or 350 F for convection. Mix almond flour, oats, baking soda and salt together in a small bowl. Set aside. Blend on low speed coconut oil and maple…

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