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Ginger Shortbread

Ginger shortbread
They are talking about a blizzard and I am thinking about strapping on my snowshoes. I am feeling good about my healthy start to this new year, but today my energy level good use a boost.  This recipe, full of healthy alternatives, will help you keep your resolutions and have you smiling like it's a snow day.

Ginger is good for so many things.  To name but a few, ginger helps to improve digestion, burn fat, relieves muscles, reduces inflammation, improves circulation, alleviates heartburn and soothes sinuses. Shortbread also serves many purposes.  Mid day munchies and satisfying sweet tooth's are among the top. 

  Ginger Shortbread

Ginger Shortbread

Preheat oven to 350 f.  Mix baking mix and almond flour together. Set aside. In large bowl, cream together coconut oil and sugar. Gradually fold in the flour mixture, ginger and Russian Mulling Spice. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Press dough into a lightly greased pie pan. Prick it all over with a fork. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly colored. Cool and cut into slices.

  Ginger Shortbread

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Photo Credit: Julie Cecchini

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