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Muffin Top Monday: Sweet Potato Muffins

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Remember that sweet potato puree I told you to save?  Pull it out of the freezer to defrost.  This month for Muffin Top Monday I made whole-wheat sweet potato muffins.  This healthy recipe for muffins is packed with vitamin A, C, plus all of the protein and calcium you get from the greek yogurt.   Gourmet Recipe adapted from Marcus Samuelsson Ingredients: ½ cup melted Kelapo Coconut Oil, more for greasing tins 2½ cups whole-wheat flour, preferably pastry flour ¾ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup mashed or […]

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

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On Sunday mornings when I’m feeling ambitious I like to make blueberry pancakes from a whole wheat batter.  This morning I used Bob’s Red Mill whole wheat pancake mix.  Here is my not-so-secret pancake recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat pancake mix 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 cup Almond milk 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries 1 egg 2 tablespoons vanilla Side notes: For vegan pancakes or allergy-free pancakes, use EnerG. egg re-placers, or applesauce for the 1 egg. Directions: Step 1: Heat the coconut oil to a liquid consistency.  Add coconut oil to the mixing bowl.  Then add the […]

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Muffin-Top Monday

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  In honor of our first Muffin-Top Monday, I’m reviewing a great workout DVD to help you all get rid of your muffin tops! I love that Brighthouse Networks has Fitness on Demand, a collection of workouts that feature anything from Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred to Yogalates to the Crunch Gym eroticize series. Lately I’ve been completely obsessed with the Crunch Ass Abs 22 min workout. I can still feel sore muscles in the sides of my glutes after 2 days, so I know it’s working! I think it comes from the series of curtsy squats, which don’t really […]

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