The weather in New York City has been so out of whack these days. Two days ago I was walking around in my favorite ripped jeans and a white t-shirt and today its pouring rain and I was freezing walking down the block in my winter jacket. Thank god I don’t have many places to be today because it is definitely one of those I just want to sit in my apartment in sweatpants catching up on my favorite blogs and TV shows. On that note, I decided to bake some clean blueberry muffins to snack on, on this lazy day. These muffins are made with almond flour and sweetened with dates and ripened bananas for some extra protein and flavor. Eat one plain or smear it with homemade almond butter or some jam and you’ll have the perfect comfort food without the guilt or fat.
Invite some friends over for this one because nothing can compare to the warm, comforting and amazing aroma that takes over your kitchen when an apple cake is being formed in the oven- they will instantly be impressed (and hungry). The following apple cake recipe is simple yet delicious and is filled with protein, omega-3’s & nutrients to make your mind and your belly healthy & happy.
My goal for my blog is to make the gluten free healthy lifestyle easily attainable. I want to share my recipes and tips with you all so that you will not only be physically fit and happy with yourself but internally and emotionally as well. I truly believe (and I can back this from experience) that a healthy lifestyle makes you feel all around happier and more energized. This idea applies to almost everything in life- if you put in a great effort you will get great results and same goes for your body. If you nourish your body with healthy, nutritious and whole foods you will attain the ultimate result- good health and happiness.
On that note, I would like to share with you a recipe for a quick, easy, high fiber, high protein & dairy free breakfast cookie that is great for on the go or even just a simple snack. The ingredients are really just your typical morning oatmeal baked up into a yummy cookie so; go ahead and even eat the entire batch!
Overnight Oats is simply “no-cook” oatmeal and with its make ahead convenience it is perfect for a protein, fiber and nutrient filled breakfast that will keep you full and focused until lunch. It also is low in fat & sugar, which makes it a perfect replacement for those calorie, fat and sugar packed granola bars or coffee shop pastries. This recipe also includes Chia Seeds, which are an unbelievable super food. Per ounce, these bad boys contain 11 grams of fiber, more omega-3 fatty acids than salmon and flax seeds, contain more protein than a serving of quinoa and are loaded with calcium and vital anti-oxidants.
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