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Organic Protein Muffin Recipe

This post contains a recipe for organic, no sugar added, gluten free, dairy free protein muffins.

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In an effort to create a healthy treat that can be eaten quickly and on the go, I played with some ingredients and came up with these organic, gluten free, dairy free, no sugar added, protein muffins that I’m very excited about! I will also suggest how to make a vegan version (without eggs). Having these sitting in the kitchen will help encourage you to reach for a healthy treat versus snacking on junk.

Keep in mind, I did use measuring cups to record which measurements worked, but I also advocate taking a recipe and putting your own spin on it.

Here is what you need:

-A pinch of himalayan sea salt

-1/2 teaspoon organic Vanilla Extract

-3/4 cup of organic Coconut Flour

-1/2 cup Coconut oil or Coconut Butter (might have to pop it in the microwave to melt it enough to mix in)

-1/4 cup of organic Stevia

-1 scoop of Vanilla Raw Protein by Garden of Life

-1 scoop of Marley Coffee Raw Protein by Garden of Life

-2 eggs

-1-2 tablespoons of water (if needed: to make desired consistency)

Optional (to make a festive batch!)

-Add 4 small sweet potatoes to the mixture after they’ve been boiled (for about 5 minutes), chopped and blended. You could also use organic pumpkin! Make sure that if you buy canned pumpkin, it’s in a BPA free can (available at Whole Foods).

-You could also substitute chia seeds for the eggs if you are vegan!

Mixing:

-Combine wet ingredients separately from the dry ingredients, then combine them both together.

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Baking Instructions:

-Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes

-Muffins are tasty warm, or cold!

-Best if stored in the refrigerator after they cool

These muffins are entirely organic, gluten free, dairy free, protein dense and delicious! Using the stevia in place of sugar keeps the sugar content at bay.They make for a perfect snack in between meals. ENJOY!

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Fewster’s Farm Organic Jarrah Honey Review

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Fewster’s Farm Jarrah Honey

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About Fewster’s Farm Jarrah Honey:

“Fewsters Farm was first settled in 1900, the original Brothers John and Robert came to Western Australia in 1898 and  worked in Kalgoorlie. John’s wife Sarah and 3 children came over soon after and went to Kalgoorlie. They all moved to the Muchea farm and started a market garden.

Beekeeping was introduced in 1916 when Robert Fewster, a civil engineer, left several hives he had been given on the farm before going to South Austalia to oversee the construction of drains and irrigation lines.

Beekeeping soon became a good source of income for the 4 of the 6  Fewster sons, Vince, Nelson, Norman and my Grandfather Jim. All working together for many years then splitting up as they got older.

Honey was collected, as it is now from the ancient forests and bush land that are close to the farm, then as transport became better, venturing to places like Pemberton for the much prized Karri honey and Kalgoorlie when the trees flowered.

Fewsters Farm Honey is still owned and operated by Kim Fewster.

Our experienced  beekeeping team hope to continue the tradition of gathering and selling only pure natural West Australian honey, along with our fully accredited organic range of honey and other bee products. Organic Jarrah honey is now available, this very seleteamct honey is prized for the taste and healing properties it contains. Please see Jarrah honey in your search engine for details.

We hope you enjoy our honey , as pure as nature has provided from our bees.

Kim Fewster.”

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Organic Jarrah Honey

Fewster’s Farm’s Description:

“Fewsters Farm Jarrah honey has been tested using the same method and at the same laboratory in New Zealand that Manuka honey is being tested for antimicrobial properties. Fewsters Farm Jarrah has a minimum of 12 activity , most samples are 15+ activity. Jarrah honey has a higher activity level than most Manuka honey, unlike Manuka honey Jarrah honey will never go hard, Jarrah honey is very pleasant tasting, Manuka has a very strong flavour. Jarrah honey has shown to have a very low glycemic index.
Jarrah honey can be used for burns, leg ulcers, acne, open wounds, fungus infections. Please use the search engine to find out more about the amazing properties of Western Australian Jarrah honey compared to New Zealand’s Manuka honey.”

My Description & Thoughts:

Who doesn’t LOVE sweets? I certainly do. That said, I always try to implement healthy sweets into my diet versus splurging on junk.

This honey is the perfect fix for exactly that. It is an absolute treat–sweet, delicious, organic decadence. The consistency is fluid and is easy to add to a smoothie, bowl of fruit, or to whatever your heart desires. I love how a characteristic of Jarrah honey (as mentioned above) is that it will never go hard. Hard honey can surely be a little difficult to wrestle with.

The possibilities with this honey are virtually endless. Anywhere you would normally use sugar, you can use this honey and feel better about it.

The benefits of organic honey are bountiful. Honey has many healing properties that make it way more than empty sugar calories.

One of the things that makes honey so great is how it can be both ingested and applied topically. Skin benefits from honey’s healing characteristics just as the inside of the body does. Applied as a facial mask, it cleans skin while keeping it hydrated.

The only improvement I’d suggest for this honey is that is was raw! Honey, when kept raw, has optimal nutritional benefits.

I applaud Fewster’s Farm for their efforts and dedication to helping create quality honey. I recommend this to anyone looking for a healthy sweetener or an upgrade from their current honey.

*These complimentary products have been generously provided to me for the purpose of trying them in order to write a review on my experience.