Rest Day Recipe



Recipe courtesy Black Iron Nutrition


Cherry Almond Oat Muffins


Ingredients:

1 3/4 cups flour

1/2 cup rolled oats

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

1 1/4 tsp. almond extract

2 cups canned in water tart cherries, drained and diced in a blender

3/4 cup pumpkin pureé

3/4 cup honey

1/4 cup organic sugar

2 large eggs

Frozen berries and sliced almonds for garnish.


Directions:

Preheat oven to 350ºF

Combine flour, baking powder, rolled oats and salt in a bowl.

In a mixer, combine eggs, pumpkin, sugar, honey and extracts.

Fold in cherries.

Fill muffin tins with paper or silicone muffin tin 3/4 of the way up.

Top with frozen berries.

Bake in 350º oven for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.

Let cool on a wire rack.

Top with sliced almonds.


Macros per serving (makes 12 servings):

Protein 3g

Carbs 39g

Fat 1g


This week’s focus/quote:

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

- Benjamin Franklin

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