You've decided that you want to lose weight and the way to do that is to eat better and do some exercise. You know exactly what foods you should eat less of (chocolates, cakes and biscuits) and what foods to eat (whole foods, more vegetables and more water). You might have even visited the doctor, dietician or a health coach to help you reach your goal. You've been doing well for a few days and then all of a sudden the cakes start to sneak back in and you start giving in to your cravings. It seems like there is a disconnect between what you know you should be doing and what you choose to do.
Sounds familiar? Most people who want to lose weight generally know what foods to eat and what foods to limit. The problem most people have is putting what they know into action.
I see lots of women who want to lose weight in my practice. I find that the women who are most successful at adopting healthier habits are those who are very connected to their "why". What I mean by this is that w...
My husband Andy is very supportive of the changes that we've made to our health and lifestyle. He's experienced massive benefits from changing to a whole foods diet and he helps out by cooking nutrient dense foods as often as he can.
He has kindly agreed to share his chocolate muffin recipe with us today! It is gluten free, grain free, nut free and dairy free. It is suitable for lunch boxes as it is nut free.
The kids love them! I do too!
1/2 cup cacao
1/2 cup coconut flour
1 teaspoon baking powder (gluten free if you need muffins to be gluten free)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup coconut oil
1 cup honey (we only use 1/2 cup)
1. Turn oven on to 180 degress C
2. Line muffin tray with 12 muffin wrappers
3. In a bowl mix the cacao, coconut flour, baking powder and sea salt (or if you have a thermomix, mix on speed 5 for 10 secs or until dry ingredients are mixed well)
4. Add the eggs, coconut oil and honey
5. Mix with a whisk until it is runny (if you have a ther...