Easy pumpkin spice muffins (vegan, low carb, paleo)

IMG_2394Hello everybody!

I have a great snack for tonight, if you decide to stay in and watch some good movie, or have a chat with your friends. It’s still pumpkin season, so we have to take advantage of that, right?! 🙂

Today I tried something new, maybe you heard about it before, I’m talking about one of the secret ingredient of this recipe, the konjac flour. Konjac fiber is a starch from the root of the konjac plant. Is a pure soluble fiber with no protein, no fat, no sugar, no starch with. So it is perfect to use it in any diet

Here is the recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 cups coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup konjac flour
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 2 tbs of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk (almond or rice milk)
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • stevia or any kind of natural sweetener

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl combine all dry ingredients
  2. In a a separate bowl mix all wet ingredients
  3. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients
  4. Spoon into the muffin cups and fill almost to the top
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until they are golden brow and the tooth pick comes out clean

Enjoy! and have a great weekend! 🙂

Almond coconut fudge (vegan, paleo)

 Hello everybody! Happy Halloween!
Today I have for you a healthy and delicious Halloween treat. It’s a guilt free dessert perfect for people who diet or watch their waistline. 

 Ingredients for coconut layer

  • 1/2 cup coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • Stevia or any other sweetener

Ingredients for the almond layer

  • 3 tablespoons of natural almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup cocoa butter
  • Stevia 

Mix the ingredients for the coconut layer than pour them into a container and put it in the freezer. Meanwhile mix the ingredients for the almond layer. Wait 30 min and pour it on the top of the coconut layer. You can add some almond peaces into it. Let it sit in the freezer for 2 hours. Decorate it as you wish with dried fruits, coconut flakes or some sugar free chocolate. 

Enjoy! 🙂