Cacao Cupcakes

Cacao Cupcakes

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Cacao Cupcakes Recipe:

These treats are intentionally not too sweet and delicious. Cacao is raw chocolate powder and contains powerful antioxidants which improve cardiac health and help fight cancer making these cacao cupcakes healthy and yummy! Makes 12 cacao cupcakes.

Cacao Cupcakes Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups almond flour
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 2 cups grated beets
  • ½ cup walnuts, finely chopped

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

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Protein Smoothie Recipe:

This plant-powered protein smoothie contains an ingredient – maca powder – that is a superfood with benefits including increased fertility in both men and women, hormone balance, booster for the immune system, and increased energy, stamina, improved memory, and focus. This recipe makes 2 servings.

Protein Smoothie Ingredients:

  • 1 cup hemp milk
  • ½ cup pureed pumpkin
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 scoop vanilla plant protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder
  • 1 tablespoon sunbutter, unsweetened
  • ¼ teaspoon powdered ginger or grated fresh
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 dates
  • 4 ice cubes
  • crystallized ginger, for garnish

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Pumpkin Treats

Pumpkin Treats

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Pumpkin Recipe:

It’s pumpkin recipe season. From lattes to ice cream to these awesome pumpkin treats below, you can’t go wrong with pumpkin spice during this time of year – it’s so festive! This pumpkin recipe is creamy without any added dairy. Give this simple pumpkin recipe a try and see how it can become household favorite!

Pumpkin Treats Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ tablespoons hemp nuts
  • 1 can pumpkin (not pie filling)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup agave syrup
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt

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Cucumber Mint Popsicles

Cucumber Mint Popsicles

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Popsicles Recipe:

These pops are very simple to put together since you just pour the mix right out of the blender into your molds of choice. Cucumbers are full of water and fiber which are essential for hydration and good digestion. That sure beats the sugar-sweetened artificially colored versions of this summer treat! Makes eight 4 ounce popsicles.

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups seedless cucumber, chopped
  • ¾ cup fresh mint leaves
  • ¾ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

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Blueberry Spice Chia Jam

Blueberry Spice Chia Jam

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Chia Jam Recipe:

It’s berry season! Blueberries are a well-known source of antioxidants and they reduce blood pressure due to the nitric oxide they contain which relaxes and widens the blood vessels! This makes for a great, relatively simplistic recipe that you and your family will love! Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Chia Jam Ingredients:

  • 18 ounces blueberries
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons white chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

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Lemon Bread

Lemon Bread

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Lemon Bread Recipe:

This Paleo loaf eliminates the grain, dairy, and unnecessary sugar. You’ll enjoy the lemony flavor and the moist texture inside with a slight crust on the outside. This makes it perfect for a delicious snack or as part of any meal! Give this lemon bread made with almond flour a try and let us know what you think!

Lemon Bread Ingredients:

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • ¼ cup golden flax seeds, ground
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey

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Blueberry Muscle Recovery Smoothie

Blueberry Muscle Recovery Smoothie

Muscle Recovery Smoothie

Muscle Recovery Smoothie Recipe:

In addition to repairing and rebuilding muscle tissue after your workout, this smoothie combination offers blueberries, which are a low glycemic fruit, that will not spike your blood sugar leaving you tired later. Also, spinach provides magnesium which helps muscles recover and lower the elevated cortisol levels of exercise. Makes 2 smoothie servings.

Muscle Recovery Smoothie Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup frozen blueberries
  • ¾ cup coconut water
  • 1 scoop plant protein powder
  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 teaspoon maca powder
  • a sprinkle cinnamon
  • stevia, to taste
  • ice, (optional)

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