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12 Months of Wellness: January Challenge

January

When setting goals, it’s common to be unsure about where to start. We've come up with one challenge for you to take on each month of 2022 to ensure that it's your best year yet! Take charge and conquer each challenge with confidence - this year you won’t fail because you’re making habits, not resolutions. Keep reading to see how we are challenging you for the first month of the New Year!

You indluged over the holidays… as you should! But now you might be feeling like you need to take the next step towards improving your nutrition. For our first month of the year, we’re challenging you to prepare one meal each week. Meal prepping allows you to set yourself up for success. Let’s start with a dotFIT muffin recipe for a healthy morning breakfast or a snack! 

Ingredients make 12 muffins:

1 Cup Organic Mixed Dried Fruit (such as raisins, cranberries, chopped apricots, chopped figs, etc.)

1 ½ Cups Whole Wheat Pastry Flour

½ Cup All Purpose Flour

¾ Cup Turbinado Sugar, plus more for sprinkling

2 Tbsp Orange Zest

1 ½ tsp Baking Powder

½ tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp Baking Soda

¼ tsp Salt

2 Large Eggs

¾ Cup Low Fat Plain Yogurt

Preparation

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Place dried fruit in heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water, and let stand 5 minutes to plump fruit. Drain and set aside.

Coat 12-muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Combine flours, sugar, orange zest, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl.

Wisk together eggs and yogurt in a separate bowl. Stir egg mixture into flour mixture. Fold in fruit.

Fill muffin tins with batter. Sprinkle tops with sugar. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until tops spring back when touched and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan. Unmold and cool completely on wire rack.

Share your finished product with us on Instagram and Facebook and use the #FFwellnesschallenge. We can’t wait to see the Fit Fam chef up this recipe and work towards their goals. Check back in in February to see what is next! 

 

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