Healthy blueberry, almond and banana muffins

Learning about food and movement as medicine from a young age from my parents has been the greatest gift and lesson I have ever learned to overcome my anxieties and depression.
Our body heals, our heart heals, the mind heals, wounds heal, everything heals. I have learned more from pain than I have from pleasure, and something I have realized is bad times do not last.

Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Health is simply an investment, not an expense.
Let food be the medicine. When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct medicine is of no need.
Instead of “ I don’t have time” try saying “It’s not a priority” and see how that feels.

These healthy blueberry, almond and banana muffins take me no more than 15 minutes to prepare and make up to 16 muffins which last the whole week! These are great to get you through the late afternoon slump and are packed with natural ingredients that fuel your body the way it is intended to!

I always bake something on a Sunday for the week ahead and make it a priority of mine regardless of our busy schedule. Our life can be really busy, but I believe health should not be something put down to time poor, I always make sure I have healthy snacks in our home whether we are in China or Bali.
We can not always control everything in our lives, but we can certainly control what we put in our bodies. I don’t think our bodies are allergic to the food, I think our bodies are becoming increasingly allergic to what has been done to it.
You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from real ingredients! Growing up having a father as a chef & restaurateur fresh, healthy home cooked meals were implemented into my life from a young age which I have carried through to my own home now. It has most definatley been the greatest gift and lesson I have implemented into overcoming challenges in my life. It is no secret that a healthy outside starts from within.


These are gluten free, dairy free & refined sugar free. Enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups almond flour

  • 2/3 cup homemade almond milk (recipe coming soon!)

  • 1 x large carrot

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 4 x ripe bananas

  • 1/2 cup chopped figs

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/4 cup raisins

  • 1/4 cup cranberries

  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds

  • 1 cup blue berries

METHOD

Pre heat oven to 180 degrees.
Mix almond flour, chopped figs, raisins, cranberries into a large bowl.

Add to this the grated carrot and mashed bananas & blueberries.

In a sauce pan add almond milk and water then baking soda and simmer until risen. Combine to other mixture and stir thoroughly. Spoon muffin mixture into lightly greased muffin tray ( i like to use coconut oil in mine)

Add chopped almonds and a single blueberry on top of mixture before baking for a little extra crunch and decoration.

180 Degrees Fan Bake 30-40 Minutes. Depending on muffin size.

Gluten free, dairy free & refined sugar free.

Happy baking,

Soph x