Monday Motivation:The afternoon Pick me up

Not another Monday Morning Go get em post. It is now mid afternoon EST and at this point your time line has slowed down with the motivation inspiration just when you need it most right ? Between work, the kids, answering emails, etc. You need a afternoon pick me up Treat Guilt Free!

Nutritional Benefits:

Strawberries are Packed with vitamins, fiber, and particularly high levels of antioxidants known as polyphenols, strawberries are a sodium-free, fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-calorie food.


Healthy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe might be your new favorite pick me up dessert!  It’s gluten-free, dairy-free.  

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 14 minutes

Total Time: 29 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

½ cupcoconut flour 1 tsp baking powder

¼ tsp salt  

¼ cup coconut oil melted 1 tsp vanilla

¼ cup maple syrup or honey

½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

3 eggs


16 oz strawberries, quartered

canned coconut milk or coconut cream

coconut whip topping


Strawberry Shortcakes Toss quartered strawberries in medium bowl with 1-2 tsp maple syrup (optional) and set aside. Preheat oven to 350F and then line 8-10 cupcake tins with cup cake liners Mix coconut flour, baking powder and salt together. In separate mixing bowl, whisk melted coconut oil, vanilla extract, maple syrup, and milk.  Then whisk in eggs.  Slowly stir flour mixture into wet ingredients until it’s slightly thick. Pour batter into prepared cupcake tins (I fill them 1/2-2/3 of the way full) and cook 14-16 minutes or until edges are slightly browned and cakes are set. Cool for at least 20 minutes before attempting to remove cakes from parchment to slice cakes (I put it in the fridge if I have room)

Topping: Slice cupcake in half, and top each layer with 1.5 T of thawed So Delicious Coco Whip and 2 T of strawberries coconut whipped cream

enjoy your treat you have earned it!!

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