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Can I just say how happy I’ve been? Big dramatic, even stressful, but SUCH GOOD changes are occurring. And I’m really, really happy. 🙂 Celebrated all night, oh god it was fun. And weird. Oh so weird. 

 

ANYWAYS, this morning I made muffins. Heavenly muffins. 

 

1/3 cup coconut flour

Almond flour to make 1/2 cup full of flour

1/3 cup chopped pecans and walnuts
1/4 tsp baking powder
6 eggs
6 medjool dates 
1/2 cup liquified organic coconut oil
1 tbs cinnamon and/or pumpkin pie spice (I actually probably did a bit more) 
1/2 cup pumpkin purée
1 tbs pure vanilla extract
6 (Or whatever’s desired. This is also optional) melted dark chocolate chips 
5 chopped dark chocolate chips 
1/2 packet sweet leaf (Optional) 
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium sized mixing bow, combine eggs, vanilla, pumpkin puree, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon/pumpkin pie spice.
Blend with a hand mixer until smooth.
Add coconut flour to batter, and continue to blend.
In a small bowl, add pitted medjool dates, cover with 1 tablespoon of water and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.
Mash the dates witha fork, add another tablespoon of water, and 
mash again.
Stir melted chocolate and melted coconut oil together
Add date mixture and melted chocolate/coconut oil to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth.
Stir in the chopped nuts and chocolate chips
Place cupcake papers into a muffin tray, and fill each paper cup 3/4 full of batter.
Bake muffins at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

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These were delicious! First clean muffins I’ve ever made! The family loved them. 😀

Next time I make these, I think I’ll try them with a tablespoon or two of light coconut oil to make the muffins more moist. 

Have a good turkey day everyone! 

Uhmm..
Damn.
So so gooood..
I think I’ll tell you what amazingly delicious thing I’m talking about now.
Banana and almond butter. (Or other nut/seed butter)
Its so easy and delicious. Just chop a banana, top each slice with almond butter and freeze overnight.
Eat, drool over remembering it, make more. Repeat. That’s how it works with these little pieces of heaven.
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Everyone loves milkshakes. It’s just a fact so don’t bother disagreeing. Well this is pretty darn close to a milkshake. And it’s delicious.

Ingredients

1/2 cup almond milk

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1 cube dark chocolate

1 scoop chocolate protein powder

3/4-1 banana

1/5 tbs almond butter

Throw it in the blender and ta-da!

OR if you want to make it more ice cream or pudding like, you could replace the almond milk with greek yogurt and eat it in a bowl! (Except not blending the yogurt) But then it wouldn’t be paleo!

Yurrmm. Maybe I should start making my pictures all pretty and pro. Ha. Ya we’ll see about that.

Don’t judge. I’m in love.

Like oh mer gawd.

This morning I had just realized I couldn’t remember the last time I had pancakes. That was unnacptable. SO i made some paleo pancakes. AND THEY WERE DELICIOUS. It’s weird, that was probably my biggest meal in a while (I definitely had more than pictured…) but I haven’t felt this fit and amazing in so long! Well..Before I continued to eat like a million more pancakes. Now I just feel like a stuffed whale.

The recipe is so simple!

Makes 4-5 Small/Medium sized pancakes

Ingredients

1 cup almond meal/flour

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 Banana

Cinnamon to taste

1/2 Teaspoon almond extract (Or lemon extract. Optional)

4 tbs egg whites

1 tbs sunflower seed butter

1 tbs almond butter

3 tbs almond or coconut milk

Directions

Heat up your pan thing with some olive oil

Mix the almond meal, milk, baking soda, extract, 1/2 banana, and if you want some extra almond butter to taste

Seperate bowl, whisk the egg whites including lots of air in the whisking (This makes the pancakes fluffy!)

Mix the egg whites and other stuff together

Make like normal pancakes!

I topped mine with sun butter, almond butter, cinnamon, and the other half of the banana. I probably would have down a honey (Organic, raw) drizzle too but I couldn’t find any! Still tasted great too. If you want you could add some nutmeg to the mix too!

I ate this sitting next to my brother who was eating Krispy Kreme doughnuts. With these babies, I wasn’t even tempted.

My dad tried a pancake and loved it which made my day! I don’t think I’ve ever heard him actually compliment something healthy before. …I’m not even sure if he’s ate something healthy before. I kid, I kid. Kind of.

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I didn’t have time to make it all pretty..I just wanted to eat it.