Healthy Recipes and Cooking
Eat Well, Be Well
Looking for a delicious, nutritious recipe? Check out these great Well of Life Approved recipes, as well as some staff favorites!
Weekly Featured Recipe!
Apple Nut Muffins
1 ¾ cup sprouted or spelt flour
½ cup organic wheat bran
1 tablespoon baking powder (aluminum-free)
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup organic walnuts, chopped
½ cup organic raisins
½ cup organic fresh apple, diced
1 cup organic apple juice
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons warm coconut oil
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat oven to 400°. Line muffin tin with paper liners.
Mix first 4 dry ingredients. Add walnuts, raisins, and apple. Stir well. Set aside.
Warm 2 tablespoons water and thoroughly mix in with egg. Combine apple juice with 1/2 cup water and 3 tablespoons coconut oil. Add egg mixture to juice mixture and stir well.
Combine dry and wet ingredients, stirring just enough to thoroughly blend batter. Let the mixture sit for 10 minutes. Add more bran if consistency is too thin. Scoop into the lined muffin tin and bake for 18 minutes.
Remove from oven and allow them to sit in tin for a few minutes before removing.
Slice in half and spread with almond butter. Top with applesauce or apple butter.
Well of Life Cookbooks
If you would like a larger selection of delicious recipes, check out our selection of Cynthia Hofmann-Coale’s own cookbooks at any of our office locations. Available titles include:
Our Fall and Winter cookbook provides recipes full of seasonal ingredients appropriate for the Fall and Winter months, such as White Bean and Roasted Garlic Soup, Turkey Breast Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Hot Cocoa.
Our Spring and Summer cookbook offers seasonal recipes that will prepare you for barbeques, picnics, and lazy summer days. Enjoy recipes such as Papaya Carrot Salad, Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Blueberry Peach Buckle, and Mango Banana Custard.
Our Holiday cookbook is the perfect tool for any holiday host or party-goer, with delicious recipes for appetizers, snacks, entrees, and desserts that are sure to please everyone.
Our Cooking Classes cookbook is a collection of our favorite recipes from our past cooking classes, including selections from Summer Soups and Salads, Apples Galore, A Taste of Fall, and more!
Each of our Well of Life cookbooks costs $24.95, and is available for purchase at any Well of Life front desk!
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