Cranberry Pear Muffins

October 9, 2011

Prep time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Mini muffins help cut down portion sizes

Cooking spray
1 cup All Purpose Flour
1/2 whole wheat flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teas ground cinnamon
1/4 teas baking powder
1/2 teas baking soda
1 1/2 cup peeled and shredded pear
1/2 cup chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
1/4 teas lemon zest
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup canola oil
1 teas granulated sugar for topping

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat 12 muffin tin cups (2 1/2 inch) with cooking spray. Combine flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl. In another bowl, comine pear, cranberries, egg, oil and lemon zest. Add liquids to dry ingredients and stir just until moistened. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove muffins from pan and dip tops in additional granulated sugar. Cool and serve.

Serving: 150 calories, 5g fat, 20mg cholesterol, 25g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 2g protein

Courtesy of Giant Food.


MonaVie Active French Toast with fruit

October 9, 2011

This French Toast is so good! You’ll want it everyday.

1/2 loaf challah, white bread, or any bread for making french toast that you like
6 egss
2/3 cup skim or your favorite milk
2 teas of either Splenda, Equal or sugar
1 and 1/2 teas MonaVie Active Premier Acai Juice Blend

Beat, mix or whip everything listed above except the bread in a large bowl. Preheat a griddle or large pan. Spray bottom with butter or cooking spray. Dip slices of bread in MonaVie egg mixture and cook on griddle or in the pan until done.

Serve with sliced banana, blueberries and strawberries. Top with a bit of honey, syrup or a dash of powered sugar. If you don’t have fruit you can also top with pecans.

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Acai is a fruit that grows only on the Acai Palm Trees in the Amazon Rainforest of Brazil. The Acai berry is small in size (smaller than a grape) and is dark purple in color. Acai has a berry flavor with a subtle chocolate after taste. Acai is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Many natives of the Rainforest could eat a diet of only acai and live till an old age without many illnesses found in modern society. Acai is widely considered by many scientists to be a SuperFood, but you can’t get it anywhere. MonaVie has the most potent form of acai boasting a compound that is 10 times the polyphenols of traditional acai. MonaVie Active has glucosamine in it to help with joint health.

E-mail julie@juliesjuice.com to try great tasting MonaVie.


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