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1 cup all-purpose gluten-free baking flour
½ cup coconut flour
1 cup coconut sugar, honey granules or ½ cup maple syrup or agave
1½ teaspoons non-aluminum baking powder
1 teaspoons pink Himalayan sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup organic butter or coconut oil
1 organic egg
¾ cup 100% pure orange juice
1 navel orange's grated orange peel
1 ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries
½ cup chopped walnuts
In a large bowl, combine the flour, natural sweetener, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
In a small bowl, whisk the egg, orange juice and peel; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
Fold in cranberries and walnuts.
Spoon batter into a greased and floured 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
Bake at 350° for 65-70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Yield: 1 loaf (16 slices)
These energy bites are filled with antioxidants, fiber, healthy fat, and vitamins—all thanks to one ingredient: Almonds
¾ cup pitted dates
½ cup dried cranberries
½ cup dry oats
¼ cup creamy salted almond butter
¼ cup raw almonds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon water
Place the dates, cranberries, oats, almond butter, chia seeds, cinnamon, and vanilla extract in a food processor. Pulse until mostly combined and smooth.
Add in the raw almonds and water, pulsing for 5-10 seconds, just until the water is evenly incorporated and the almonds are chopped.
Remove the blade from the processor, and begin rolling the mixture into bites, forming 12 balls.
Store in a covered container to have on hand as a healthy snack.
Nutrition facts per ball: 120 calories, 5g fat, 19g carbs, 3g fiber, 13g sugar, 3g protein