healthy treats

Zucchini Banana Bread

I hope you love this simple, healthy zucchini banana bread recipe!

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INGREDIENTS

2 ripe bananas

2 eggs

1 medium zucchini (equal to 1 cup grated)

1 drop liquid Stevia extract - I’m using Pure-le Natural

1.5 cups all purpose flour - I’m using Oak Manor organic flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips - I’m using Camino

Pinch of sea salt

METHOD

Pre-heat oven to 350. Lightly grease a baking dish, I like to use coconut oil or grass fed butter.

Finely grate zucchini into a cheese cloth then ring out as much liquid as possible. Should make a cup of grated zucchini.

In a bowl, mash bananas then whisk in eggs, add a drop of stevia and grated zucchini.

Add dry ingredients and mix until everything is nicely incorporated.

Fold in chocolate chips, reserving a few for topping.

Pour into baking dish and bake for 40 minutes.

Let rest for 10 minutes once removed.

Enjoy!

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Festive Nut Butter Cups

Here’s my recipe for a healthier version of a Reese cup with some festive toppings because -tis the season! :)

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Ingredients

1 cup or slightly more if you’d like - dark chocolate chips (try for 70% cacao or more)

1/2 cup SunButter sunflower seed butter ( https://www.amazon.ca/Sunbutter-Unsweetened-Organic is bomb)

1/2 cup natural, unsweetened crunchy almond butter

1 tsp chia seeds

pistachios

macadamia nuts

pumpkin seeds

dried cranberries

dried goji berries

coconut flakes

How to

  1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler or gently in a saucepan on low heat to avoid burning the chocolate..

  2. in a medium bowl, mix together the sun butter, almond butter and chia seeds until smooth.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix together nuts, dried fruit and coconut.

  4. Line a cupcake pan with paper cupcake liners. This recipe should make 12.

  5. Once chocolate is fully melted, using a teaspoon pour in a small amount into the bottom of each paper liner.

  6. Place tray in the freezer for about 10 minutes.

  7. Remove tray from the freezer and next scoop in about a teaspoon of nut butter mix into each tray, making the middle layer.

  8. With the remaining chocolate, cover the nut butter.

  9. Sprinkle on the nut and fruit toppings and place back into the freezer for another 10 minutes.

  10. Remove and enjoy!

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