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ElizaKnight_TheHighlandersReward_2500px (1)Happy Holidays!!! From today until the 17th, make sure to leave a comment here and at as many of the over 200 participating author blogs for your chance to win one of the three grand prizes! AND by leaving a comment here, you’ll be entered for a chance to win the 1st THREE ebooks in my Stolen Bride series!!! THE HIGHLANDER’S REWARD, THE HIGHLANDER’S CONQUEST and THE HIGHLANDER’S LADY!!

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Around the holidays, I absolutely love to bake! Bread, muffins, cookies, you name it, my house smells good everyday in December!

ElizaKnight_TheHighlandersConquest_2500Today, I thought I’d share a muffin recipe that I just made! It was so good… They were gone within a couple hours and I had to make another batch so the kids had something for breakfast the next morning (my kids won’t eat cereal… I’ve tried, but you’d think I was feeding them manure!)

Because I wanted to make sure my kiddies had balanced meal, this muffin is jam-packed with goodness, but tastes like heaven… Even my husband liked them–and he hates healthy things 🙂

So, if you’re looking for something yummy to munch on Christmas morning, or this afternoon, try this recipe!

MUFFINSEliza’s Banana Chocolate Muffins — Yum!

Ingredients:

1 cup of Chocolate Almond Milk

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

3/4 c. of oatmeal

1 1/4 c. whole-wheat pastry flour

2 tbsp ground flaxseed

1/3 c. grapeseed oil

2 ripe bananas

1/2 c. walnuts

1/2 c. semi-sweet mini-chocolate chips

1/3 c sugar

1 tbsp cinnamon

2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare muffin tin — either grease or use paper cups. I like the paper cups better.

Put oatmeal in a food processor and grind for a few seconds–until it looks like flour/crushed oats. Stir together pastry flour, oat flour, baking powder, salt, flaxseed. In a measuring cup, stir the vinegar into the milk. In a separate bowl, mash bananas. Add sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, oil, milk, nuts and chocolate chips. Stir in the flour.

Pour mixture into each muffin cup–almost to the top.

Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until a toothpick stuck in the center comes out clean. Cool for about 10 minutes and then nosh!!!

Enjoy 🙂

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ElizaKnight_TheHighlandersLady2500The latest book in the Stolen Bride Series!! THE HIGHLANDER’S LADY…

A Highlander tamed…

Laird Daniel Murray seeks adventure, battle and freedom for his countrymen. Putting off his duties as laird—with a promise to his clan he’ll return come spring—Daniel sets off with his men to fight alongside William Wallace and the Bruce. But soon he stumbles across an enchanting lady in need. She tantalizes him with an offer he simply can’t refuse and a desire he attempts to dismiss.

A lady’s passion ignited…

Escaping near death at the treacherous hands of a nearby clan, Lady Myra must find the Bruce and relay the news of an enemy within his own camp. Alone in a world full of danger and the future of her clan at stake, she must trust the handsome, charismatic Highland laird who promises to keep her safe on her journey—and sets her heart to pounding.

Together, Daniel and Myra will risk not only their lives, but their hearts while discovering the true meaning of hope and love in a world fraught with unrest.

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