Functional Foods – Banana Blueberry Muffins

Banana Blueberry Muffins: A great lunchbox idea and afternoon treat are these grain free, sugar-free muffins.  This recipe comes from Elana Amsterdam’s book “The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook”.  Her website which I use often is:  http://www.elanaspantry.com Makes 12 muffins 3 cups blanched almond flour 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp coconut oil 3 large eggs 2 cups (4-5) mashed ripe bananas 1 cup of frozen blueberries Preheat the oven to 180.  Line 12 muffin cups with paper liners. In a large bowl, combine the almond flour, salt, and baking soda.  In a medium bowl, whisk

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Functional PLAYING – Why play is so important for the growing mind & body

Celebrate school holidays with these Functional Play ideas that will nourish the brain.  Kids today can spend their days with little 3D stimulation … and no a 3D TV doesn’t make up for it!!! Stimulation of all their senses is essential for the development of motor coordination, good cognition and the important sense of self (not to mention good fun!).  At Functional Health, we recommend along with a well-functioning nervous system, getting back to basics with play with these fun ideas … Play dough: The moulding provides great stimulation to the brain and generates creativity. Enrol your child in process

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