Strawberry Hearts

Valentine’s day is just around the corner!! Here’s a little healthy treat I baked for my family – Whole Wheat Strawberry Hearts!!

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Let’s get baking…

1.   Preheat oven to 350

2. Mix the following ingredients in one bowl

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

3. Add 2 cups fresh strawberries (diced) and mix to cover strawberries

4.  Mix the following ingredients in another bowl:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

5.  Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir until well-combined. Do not over-mix.

6. Pour into oiled muffin tray or heart shaped tray,  and bake for 22-25 minutes. Check by inserting a toothpick in the middle!!

7. Cool and love!!

I found the full recipe on this blog for whole wheat strawberry muffins!!

                                  

                      

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