Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Banana Muffins

Hello friends,

Here is a new recipe for you:

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Banana Muffins




Ingredients:

  • 3 bananas
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 3 T ground flaxseeds


Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the bananas in a standing mixer and process until the bananas are mashed.
  3. Add the coconut sugar, eggs, coconut oil, and vanilla to the mixing bowl & mix until smooth.
  4. Next, add the almond flour, baking powder, & ground flaxseeds to the wet mixture & mix until combined.
  5. Scoop the batter into a greased muffin 12 cup pan in an even level.
  6. Place the muffin pan into the oven and bake for 23 minutes or until baked through. 
Makes 10-12 muffins 



Thursday, March 7, 2019

Protein Powder Review

Hello friends,

I get a few questions every now and then about protein powders and which are my favorites. Here is a list of every protein powder I have tried & my overall ratings...

Vegan/ Plant Based Protein Powders *lactose/dairy free

  • 9/10 Sprouts Vegan Vanilla $30 on sale, 20 ish grams of protein per serving 
  • 8/10 Garden of Life Raw Organic Protein in Vanilla $28.12 for 20 servings purchased on Amazon Prime, 22 grams of protein per serving
  • 6/10 Nuzest Clean Lean Protein- Vanilla, $44.95 for 20 servings + shipping/tax, 20 grams of protein per serving
  • 7/10 Aloha protein- Vanilla $30 for 15 servings online +shipping/tax, 18 grams of protein per serving
  • 5/10 Plant Fusion Cookies & Cream $36.04 for 30 servings on Amazon, 25 grams of protein per serving
Whey Isolate Protein Powders *little to no lactose 

  • 7/10 Dymatize Iso 100 Birthday Cake
  • 4/10 Dymatize Iso 100 Cookies & Cream
  • 3/10 Dymatize Iso 100 Chocolate Peanut Butter
    • All flavors are about $26 on Amazon for 27 servings with about 25 grams of protein
  • 9/10 ISOPURE Infusions Mixed Berry $23.74 on Amazon with 16 servings, 20 grams of protein
Whey isolate + Casein Protein Powders *little to no lactose
9/10 Quest Banana Cream
7/10 Quest Peanut Butter
8/10 Quest Vanilla
7/10 Quest Salted Caramel
6/10 Quest Multi-purpose mix
7/10 Quest Cinnamon Crunch
* most are around $33 on Amazon & contain 29 servings with 24 grams of protein

Whey + Concentrate *does contain a little lactose
6/10 Ghost Whey Cereal Milk $39.99 for 2lbs + tax & shipping, 25 grams protein per serving
5/10 Ghost Blueberry Pie
10/10 Vital Proteins Collagen Whey Vanilla & Coconut Water, $44 plus shipping & tax for 15 servings, 25 grams of protein per serving

Other *lactose free/little to no lactose
10/10 Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
10/10 Primal Kitchen Primal Fuel Vanilla Coconut
10/10 Primal Kitchen Collagen Fuel Vanilla Coconut

My Top Favorite Protein Powders (based on flavor and ingredients):

  1. Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides or Collagen Whey
  2. Primal Kitchen Primal Fuel or Collagen Fuel in Vanilla
  3. Sprouts Vegan Vanilla 
  4. Garden of Life Organic Vanilla 
  5. Quest Banana Cream

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Amazon Favorites List

Hello friends,

I posted on my Instagram story asking if you would be interested in an Amazon Favorite's List. I got some positive feedback, so let me share with you! I have used links to different products using my Amazon Affiliate links (which means I earn a small commission if you purchase items from my links).

I will break the sections into categories for you, I have personally tried or used all of these products...let's dive in!

Books:
Fiction
Salem Falls- Jodi Picoult
Leaving Time- Jodi Picoult
The Storyteller- Jodi Picoult
Nineteen Minutes- Jodi Picoult
Plain Truth- Jodi Picoult
Vanishing Acts- Jodi Picoult
The Pact- Jodi Picoult

Non-fiction
Clean My Space 
The Fifth Vital Sign
Taking Charge of Your Fertility
The 5 Love Languages
Body Weight Strength Training Anatomy
Strong Curves- Exercise Programming by Brett Contreas 

Supplements:
Garden of Life Protein Powder
Probiotic
Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides
Calcium/Vit. D
Primal Kitchen Protein Powder

Food:
Smart Sweets- Sweet Fish
Smart Sweets- Sour Blast Buddies
Perfect Bars
Smokehouse Almonds
Vital Proteins Mocha Collagen Creamer
Anthony's Goods Peanut Flour
Anthony's Goods Shredded Coconut
Anthony's Goods Coconut Sugar
Anthony's Goods Chia Seeds
Anthony's Goods Egg White Powder
Anthony's Goods Almond Flour
Anthony's Goods Mango Strips
Anthony's Goods Coconut Oil

Kitchen Goods:
Pressure Cooker Egg Rack
Instapot
Espresso Maker
Soda Streamer
Griddle 
Touchless Trashcan
Milk Frother
Ice Cream Maker
Gummy/Chocolate Molds
Lodge Cast Iron Skillet
Nutribullet
Pantry Containers
Salt & Pepper Grinders
KitchenAid Mixer
Food Processor

Beauty:
Gua Sha Stone
Tongue Cleaner
Healing Clay 
Aloe Vera Gel
Cocokind Facial Cleansing Oil
Cocokind Raspberry Vinegar Toner
Cocokind Chlorophyll Mask
Cocokind Turmeric Stick
Cocokind Sea Moss Exfoliator
Cocokind Golden Elixir 

Cleaning Supplies:
Amber Glass Bottles
Essential Oils
Shark Steam Mop

Exercise:
Hip Thrust Pad
Running/workout pouch 
Silicone Ring 
Weight Tracking Scale (hooks to an app)
Bluetooth Headphones
Resistance Bands
Fitbit Charge 2
Pull Up Bar
Foam Roller
Myofascial Release Balls

Office:
Brita Filter
Silicone Ice Cube Tray
Healthy Human Tumbler
Essential Oil Diffuser

I will continually update this page with more of my favorites!

Later Taters

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