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Coconut Cranberry Zucchini Muffins

Makes 16-20 muffins Ingredients 1 cup mild olive oil 3 cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium zucchinis) 1 cup honey or maple syrup or mix 2 eggs 2 tsp vanilla essence (I used a dash of maple as well!) 1 tsp cinnamon 3 cups flour (I used 1.5 whole wheat, 1.5 white flour, I’ve also used all oat flour before) a dash of salt 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 1 cup coconut shreds 2/3 cup dried cranberries Directions Preheat oven to 350 In a medium bowl, combine shredded zucchini with beaten eggs, olive oil, essence and honey and mix thoroughly In a bigger bowl mix flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon, and whisk to aerate. Fold wet mixture into the dry mixture – do not over mix. Fold in coconut shreds and cranberries as well. Spray muffin tins with oil spray and fill each tin two-thirds…

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April Health & Fitness Challenge

So forget a New Year’s Resolution – this year definitely did not start off as I planned health or fitness-wise (when does it ever? lol). But no point crying over spilt milk – this month I’ll be jumpstarting my journey back to being whole spiritually, emotionally AND physically, and I hope you’ll join in! Now, a couple things to note as I have been down this road at least a dozen times before: there is no one-size-fits-all way to get the results you want to see when it comes to your health and fitness. Trust that I have tried almost every diet/workout routine in the book, and nothing worked until I really began to pay attention to my body and what it wanted instead of just simply copying what everyone else was doing. So while I’m going to be outlining my routine here and sharing some of my favorite healthy…

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