Health is wealth and food is the foundation of it all.I discovered the power of food at a very young age. As a child, I would help my Nonno choose fresh produce from his garden and cook it with my Nonna and Mama in the kitchen. They taught me how the quality of the food and love you put into your meals are what mater the most. I resorted to this mentality as I was healing from chemotherapy and have personally felt the effects of food nourishing, fueling, and healing me. Now, I develop quick and easy healthy meals, snacks, and treats.
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CAKE: 1.5 cups of oat flour 2 flax eggs: 2 tbsp ground flax+4 tbsp water 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup coconut oil 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup boiled cold season @yogitea 350^•F for 25-30 mins FROSTING: 1/2 cup apple sauce + 3 tbsp cocoa powder Inspired by @wellnesswithsoph ❤
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