Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Halloween!

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A delicious, gluten-free recipe from one of my favorites; Elana’s Pantry. Bayne kids tested and approved! Paleo/Gluten Free Cupcakes Ingredients For Cupcakes: ¼ cup coconut flour ¼ cup cacao powder ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 4 large eggs ¼ cup coconut oil ⅓ cup honey Directions for cupcakes: In a food processor, pulse together dry ingredients. …

Coconut Almond Butter Bites

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Coconut Almond Butter Bites These little bites melt in your mouth! The protein and good-for-you fat makes this the perfect after workout snack, or satiating afternoon treat. Combine the  ingredients in a bowl. Once everything is combined, scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture in mini muffin paper cups and freeze for 6-12 hours. Bayne kids approved! Enjoy!      

blueberries are a great snack

Health Benefits of the Blueberry

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Not only are blueberries yummy, they have some fantastic health benefits. You won’t find a healthier berry than a blueberry. Most commercial berries are extremely high in pesticides and herbicides. The blueberry, however, consistently tests for low levels of toxic chemicals compared to other fruits. Blueberries contain high concentrations of vitamins, minerals and fiber, but it is the antioxidant properties …

Blueberry Smoothie

Heart Healthy Smoothie

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This smoothie can be breakfast or an afternoon pick me upper… Combine the following ingredients in a blender or better yet a Vita mix until smooth and creamy. Blend the above ingredients until creamy smooth and enjoy! Your heart will love you for it! *THESE PRODUCTS ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR APOTHECARY, PLEASE CALL  888-822-5613 TO ORDER

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Gluten Free Breakfast Bars

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Steps: In a small bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda. In a large bowl, combine grapeseed oil, agave and vanilla. Stir dry ingredients into wet Mix in coconut, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, almond slivers and raisins Grease an 8×8 baking dish with grapeseed oil Press the dough into the baking dish, wetting your hands with water to help …

avocado

Avocados are a Wonderful Snack

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Avocados are a wonderful source of monounsaturated fats, as well as protein. They have no starch and very little sugar. Avocados are nutrient-dense, containing more of a variety of nutrients than many vegetables and fruits. Half an avocado, sprinkle with some lemon juice , salt and pepper and you have the perfect snack! Enjoy!

Cinnamon Apple Muffins

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Preheat oven to 350F, line 10 muffin cups with paper liners. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients. In a smaller bowl combine all the wet ingredients. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients mix it all together well. fold in the apples. Spoon the mixture into the lined muffin cups and bake in the oven for …

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

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1. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg 2. In a smaller bowl, combine oil, honey and vanilla 3. Stir wet ingredients into dry 4. Place apples in a 2-3 quart glass baking dish 5. Crumble topping over the apples 6. Cover and bake at 350° for 50 minutes on low rack 7. When apples are …

Homemade Applesauce

Homemade Applesauce

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Place apples and cinnamon stick in a large pyrex bowl with lid. Bake covered at 325° for 1½ hours. Allow to cool slightly, then crush apples with a potato masher until sauce is desired consistency