Paleo muffin recipe with Apple, Carrot & Pecan

Paleo muffin recipe with Apple, Carrot & Pecan

Need ideas for this week’s healthy treat? Why not grab a beautiful apple in season, a few carrots and whipping up a batch of these healthy treats using this quick and easy paleo muffin recipe…   Ingredients: 4 big carrots, reverse-juiced* 1 apple, peeled and chopped small 1/2 cup almond meal 1/4 cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder 30ml coconut oil 4 eggs 60ml coconut milk pecan nuts to garnish organic honey to finish   Instructions: Preheat oven to 180c (350f). Mix everything except coconut flour together. Add coconut flour little by little into the mix keeping an eye on the consistency. Once you’re happy with the thickness of the mix, divide it into 12 muffin liners. Garnish each muffin with a pecan nut and drizzle a drop or two of honey on before baking for 25-30 minutes or until done. Enjoy!   * Reverse-juicing = Use a juicer to separate the carrot pulp from juice, but instead of using the juice, add only the dry pulp into the muffin mix! Tip: Don’t waste the carrot juice! First collect the carrot pulp for the baking, then juice two oranges and a large young ginger knuckle into the...
Recipe for apple & currant macadamia cookies

Recipe for apple & currant macadamia cookies

The best way to stop you from snacking on processed snacks loaded with sugar and other nasties, is to stock up on home-baked healthy alternatives!   Recipe: Makes roughly two dozen cookies Ingredients: 3 large apples, peeled, and grated 1/3 cup organic dried currants 2 cup macadamia nuts 2 teaspoons coconut oil, melted 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup finely shredded unsweetened coconut A pinch of  salt 3 large eggs, lightly beaten   Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 175c (350f). Peel & grate apples into a bowl. Process macadamia nuts into a rough crumble, add into the bowl. Add all remaining ingredients and mix well. Shape into cookies on baking paper (I used egg rings to get them even) and bake for 25-30 minutes – or until edges begin to turn brown. Let cool off for 10 minutes and enjoy!   (*recipe adapted from this one) Apple & cinnamon cookies...