Happy Monday Friends! Hope you all had an amazing weekend!
Before we get into today’s post I want address the link up idea– After feedback and advice and all your amazing ideas, I reckon Sunday would be the best day to hold it on.
-> Monday’s post will have the week’s theme and questions associated with it posted (as chosen by a different blogger each week)
-> You can post your answers and any pictures you want with it any day of the week– On Sunday, I’ll set something up on here so we have have a place to catch up on everyone’s posts and get to know each other that much better!
-> I’ll set up a link back feature and a button so include in each post
Also, the weekends are definitely more quiet in the blog world, so what better than having a collection of posts to read and get to know one another that much better!
So far after looking through the name ideas, here are our options- I would love your feedback for it!
NOTE- The (selfie) in brackets was a great idea from several readers- with each week’s post, chuck in a random selfie of yourself! After Amanda’s post last week where she went out of her comfort zone and posted some awesome selfies- I thought how about we all embrace it and include one in each week’s post.
* (Selfie) Self Centered Sundays
* (Selfie) Shamelessly Sharing Sundays
* (Selfie) Selfish Sundays
* (Selfie) Self Important/Self Expression/Self Talk Sundays
* (Selfie) Spill it Sundays
* Sunday Selfie- Blog Style
Lets jump into something Marvelous shall we? Thank you, Katie for being the ever gracious host!
When I first went to America, I was unaware of many nut butters besides peanut butter and almond butter. My roommate during my university exchange program in New York was the one whom introduced me to SunButter. This was his go to substitute for peanut butter due to his peanut allergies. I didn’t think I’d like SunButter- being a huge fan of peanut butter, I thought it was a mock substitute. However, one morning I ran out of peanut butter and needed something to spread on my morning bread- and I wasn’t keen on using my mustard or sriracha. I reluctantly borrowed some of my roommates SunButter and told myself I’d pretend it was Peanut Butter.
Friends, after my first spoonful I was HOOKED. The taste was a mix of sweet and salty and the texture- although similar to peanut butter, was different…in a good way! Since then, I have included Sunbutter in my rotation of healthy spreads!
Made from specially roasted sunflower seeds, SunButter is a peanut free, tree nut free and gluten free spread! SunButter have several varieties including Creamy, Unsweetened and in convenient on the go packs. SunButter is also a great source of protein, iron and fiber.
Besides the usual suspects like oatmeal and toast, I’ve recently been experimenting using SunButter in other ways! So far I’ve made Spicy SunButter chickpea bites and No bake SunButter granola bars. Today I have another recipe for you- Apple Cinnamon Sunbutter muffins! I’m a huge fan of eating muffins for breakfast so adapted one of my basic apple and cinnamon muffins and added a SunButter twist to it!
These muffins are light yet filling- and taste amazing slightly heated with a dash of extra SunButter spread on it.
Apple Cinnamon SunButter Muffins
Makes- 6 large muffins
- 1 1/4 cups plain flour (150 grams)
- 1.5 tsp baking powder
- 1 T cinnamon
- pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
- 1 large apple, chopped finely
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup Sunbutter (I used smooth Natural)
- Preheat the oven to 200 degrees celcius and line a muffin tray with 6 muffin tins
- In a large mixing bowl, sift the flour and baking powder. Add the cinnamon, salt and sugar and stir until combined.
- In a separate bowl, mix the Sunbutter, egg and milk until the Sunbutter is mostly separated.
- Add the Sunbutter mixture to the dry mixture and stir until just combined. Evenly divide the batter into the six muffin tins and bake in the oven for approximately 25 minutes. To test if the muffin is done, insert a skewer in the centre of one and ensure it comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely!
How about we spread the SunButter love (ha, get it- Spread?- Tina Fey at it again!) and give YOU a chance to win some? The amazing Elizabeth and SunButter team have given me the opportunity to share the love! FIVE of you will win a JAR OF YOUR CHOICE! Not only that, but you’ll also get a STACK OF THE ON THE GO SNACK PACKS! Woo!
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Giveaway will be open for 1 week and winners will be announced Next Week! Good Luck!
Disclaimer– SunButter sent me these products free of charge. However, all thoughts and opinions are of my own.
Which of those name ideas is your favourite?
What are your thoughts on including a selfie?
What was marvelous about your weekend?