Sinful Desserts That Are Awesome for Your Body and Health

Wednesday, September 19th 2012

Let’s face it – even in a fitness lifestyle – we still want to have our cake and eat it too…


I’ll be the first to admit it – and also the first to condone this type of amazing eating – BUT it has to be done wisely and with respect to our bodies and long term health.

In this interview, me and Wellness Author, Kelley Herring reveal the secrets of incredibly sinful (but SUPER healthy) indulgences (below is a complete recipe example) that can be whipped up right in your own kitchen, faster than any woman in her right mind could ever imagine…


Click the triangular ‘play’ button to hear everything.

Wellness Author: Kelley Herring

Wellness Author: Kelley Herring

~ Incredible Banana Nut Muffin Recipe ~

 
This is just one of the 50 deeply delicious and SUPER healthy recipes in Guilt-Free Desserts.. And with only 147 calories and just 3 grams of sugar in each one (plus 5 grams of protein apiece), you can enjoy two of these high-fiber, body-boosting sweet treats for a delicious breakfast that tastes as good as dessert.

Healthy Banana Nut Muffin Recipe

Healthy Banana Nut Muffin Recipe

Make a batch this weekend and store in an airtight container for a grab-and-go breakfast all week long.

Start to Finish: 45 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
Benefits: Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Low Carb, Low Sugar, Excellent Source of ALA Omega-3; Good Source of Fiber, Selenium and Manganese

Ingredients

– 1/2 tsp. stevia extract (to taste)
– 2 medium organic bananas (very ripe)
– 1/4 tsp. sea salt
– 4 Tbsp. organic virgin coconut oil
– 1/2 cup organic walnuts, chopped
– 8 Tbsp. organic coconut flour
– 1 tsp. organic vanilla extract
– 1/2 tsp. non-aluminum baking powder
– 1/2 cup organic erythritol
– 6 large pastured eggs

Preparation

– Preheat oven to 350 F.

– Place an unbleached parchment paper liner on a baking sheet. Add walnuts and toast 4-5 minutes. Cool and chop.

– Using a hand-held blender, cream erythritol and coconut oil until fluffy. Add vanilla and eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

– Sift coconut flour. The sifted amount should be 1/2 cup – no more! Combine sifted coconut flour with baking powder, stevia and salt. Beat into batter.

– Fold in walnuts (or pecans, etc..) and bananas.

– Pour batter three quarters of the way up the muffin pan lined with greased, non-bleached muffin papers.
Bake 35 minutes.

Nutrition Information per Serving

147 calories
11 g total fat
(2 g monounsaturated fat, 6 g saturated fat, 3 g polyunsaturated fat)
106 mg cholesterol
94 mg sodium
8 carbohydrates
3 g sugars
2.5 g fiber
5 g protein

If you enjoyed today’s interview and recipe – and found it helpful – please share it with anyone else you know who will benefit from it.

They’ll LOVE YOU for sharing it!

And so will I :-)

Your trainer for life,
Joey Atlas

6 Comments on “Sinful Desserts That Are Awesome for Your Body and Health”

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September 19th, 2012, 10:33 pm  
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karen said,

Where do I find erythritol or what can I use as an equivalent please

September 19th, 2012, 11:25 pm  
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September 20th, 2012, 12:16 am  
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September 20th, 2012, 1:53 pm  
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Vera said,

Where to find erythritol and what is it?

September 20th, 2012, 6:09 pm  
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Sasha said,

You can find erythritol at the grocery store or go on her website wellnessbakeries.com she sells it there too.

January 20th, 2013, 9:37 am  

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