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Monkey Recovery Muffins

Monkey Recovery Muffins

Monkey Muffins are full of superfoods that support the body in recovery from physical work/exercise. That are also flavorful and make a great breakfast or snack.

How do the ingredients support the body?*

Bananas contains vitamin B6, fiber, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C and manganese.

Choffy contains theobromine, anandamide, antioxidants, and epicatechin.

Coconut Oil contains healthy fats.

Honey contains antioxidants, minerals, enzymes that have many potential health benefits. 

Oats contains fiber, phosphorus, thiamine, magnesium and zinc

Ingredients

4 Bananas
1 Cup Whipped Choffy
1/2 Cup Coconut Oil
3/4 Cup Raw Honey
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla
3/4 tsp Baking Soda
3/4 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/2 Cup Oat Flour
2 Cups Quick Oats

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. And line muffin tins with liners.
Make Oat flour by grinding oats in blender approximately 1 1/2 cup to make 1 cup.

Smash bananas.
Make whipped Choffy by blending 3/4 cup Choffy grinds with 1/4 cup brewed Choffy until it is the texture of mousse. Add in to the blender Honey, Coconut Oil, and blend until smooth.

Mix in bananas. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Bake for 30-35 minutes. Remove from pan and let cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. These also freeze well.

Resources

The Nutrition Source Bananas https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/bananas/

Health Benefits of Cacao https://choffy.com/health-benefits-cacao-health-benefits/

The Nutrition Source Coconut Oil https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/coconut-oil/

Honey and Health: A Review of Recent Clinical Research https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5424551/

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Fudge Zucchini Bread

I took a family favorite from of my Grandma Martin and made a few modifications. It also works well for Gluten Free.

Ingredients

3 Eggs
1 cup Brown Sugar
1 cup Sugar
1 1/4 cup Grapeseed or Avocado Oil
2 cup Grated Zucchini
1 T Vanilla
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Cocoa Powder
2 cup Flour (Gluten Free option 1 cup Namaste Gluten Flour 1 cup Grandpa’s Kitchen Flour Blend
12 oz Mini Chocolate Chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 375.

Beat eggs until they are thick and lemony. Add sugars and oil. Beat well; a zucchini and vanilla. Mix in dry ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour into greased loaf pans or Bundt pan.

Bake for 50 to 60 minutes. Cool in pan for 10-15 minutes before removing.

Serve warm or cold. If desired, drizzle with melted chocolate or frost with cream cheese frosting.

Tropical Chocolate Muffins

Tropical Chocolate Muffins

These tasty muffins can be made gluten free with certified gluten free oats.

Ingredients

2 cups Bananas
1/2 cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
2 1/2 cups Oat Flour
1 cup Oats
1 cup Decanted Coconut
2  tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 cup Chocolate Chips

Directions

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.

Smash the bananas and cream together with shortening and sugar. Stir eggs. In a separate bowl combined all dry ingredients. Fold dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Scoop into muffin tins. Makes 24 muffins. Bake for 20 -30 minutes.

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Cannoli French Toast

One year we had left over cannoli cream and so our daughter ask if for her birthday breakfast we could have it on french toast. This is where this amazing breakfast came to be.

Ingredients

1 loaf Bread (We love Brioche or Texas Toast.)
6 Large Eggs
3/4 cups Milk
1 tsp vanilla
Cannoli Cream
3 cups of Berries
Prepared Whipping Cream
Chocolate Gnocchi

Directions

Beat together eggs, milk,  and vanilla. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or skillet over medium-high heat. Dunk each slice of bread in egg mixture, soaking both sides. Place onn pan, and cook on both sides until golden. Top with cannoli cream, then berries, whipping cream and then drizzle with chocolate gnocchi.