Who is the superhero in your life? YOU are (Boom!)!!! You are strong (Pow!), and you enjoy taking care of your body (Wow!)! The Power! cupcake is a crumble topped moist cake containing super food ingredients to keep you at the top of your game (Wham!)! With delicious ingredients like apples, walnuts, cinnamon, and oats, there is no stopping you now (Vroom!)! So, show yourself some love (Smack!) and indulge in these healthy treats...and then...get out there and crush it!!!
Ingredient spotlight on:
Walnuts: Crunch! Walnuts are one of the few rich sources of plant-derived omega-3 fatty acids, which help improve focus and memory and lead to an overall healthy functioning brain and heart! They are also a good source of fiber, protein, magnesium, copper, folate, and help muscle recovery. Rich in antioxidants, walnuts give a much-needed boost to the immune system.
Walnuts also contain high levels of vitamin B biotin and vitamin E, which delay aging in the skin, promote hair growth, and help improve the overall quality of hair and nails!
These super -nuts even contain melatonin that regulates your circadian rhythm (sleep cycle) to help lull you into your dreams of saving the world!
Other amazing ingredients:
Apples: Loaded with antioxidants, filling fiber and a host of vitamins and minerals, apples truly are a powerfully slimming superfood! Apples are also a good source of fiber and vitamin C, promote heart health and contain antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds!
Oats: Oats are gluten-free whole grains that are a powerful source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants! Oats promote weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. They are among the most nutrient-dense foods you can eat!
Cinnamon: Cinnamon has been known for its medicinal properties for thousands of years, dating back as far as Ancient Egypt. It used to be rare and valuable and was regarded as a gift fit for kings!
Cinnamon contains powerful antioxidants, which have anti-inflammatory effects and may improve some key risk factors for heart disease, including cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure. This is one powerful spice!
Maple Syrup: Hug a maple tree! Maple syrup is known as the "green" plant based sweetener, as no trees are harmed from extracting the sap. It also contains calcium, potassium, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and offers a low glycemic index.
Raw Organic Coconut Oil: This healthy anti-inflammatory fat plumps the skin, enhances metabolism, helps brain power, minimizes stress, boosts immunity, detoxifies, and purifies.
Coconut Water: Extremely hydrating and bursting with electrolytes, coconut water lends itself to optimal health and well being.
Flaxseed Meal: Flaxseed meal contains omega-3 essential fatty acids, the "Glinda" of fats; the Good fats; having heart-healthy effects. Flaxseed meal also has antioxidants, is high in dietary fiber, and a natural cholesterol controller!
Organic Pink Himalayan Sea Salt: Sourced from the remote Himalayas, this pink salt is free of impurities and operates like an electrolyte, regulates pH, and contains detoxifying trace minerals.
Power! cupcakes are 100% plant based, gluten-free, and dairy free.
Thank you to the following Sources:
Eat Clean Play Dirty, Recipes for a Body and Life You Love by Danielle Duboise & Whitney Tingle, Founders of Sakara
The Moonjuice Cookbook, Cosmic Alchemy for a Thriving Body, Beauty, and Conciousness by Amanda Chantal Bacon
* The health cupcake flavor and Beauty cupcake flavor use organic raw honey, a product of busy bees. Only honey products harvested from companies using sustainable beekeping practices are used. Vegans may wish to let the bees be and skip this flavor.