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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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Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet

As much as I love cooking new and complicated dishes, I am an even bigger fan of cooking food that takes less than an hour from start to finish. This sweet potato skillet is one of my absolute favorites. It’s quick, healthy, tastes amazing, and will keep you well within your food budget. Even better than that, you’ll have enough to last you the whole week! Find the recipe below!   Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, diced (small-med sized chunks) 3 large tricolored peppers or a bag of mini bell peppers, diced 1 link of Kielbasa, diced (or other protein of choice – works best with sausage). 1/2 large sweet onion, diced 1 pound asparagus or other veggie of choice, chopped 3 slices of bacon (optional – didn’t add it in the skillet pictured above, but it def adds flavor!), diced 1 clove garlic 1 tsp grated ginger (optional) 5 eggs Flavor god…

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