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Healthy Cupcake Recipes

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A healthy cupcake sounds like an oxymoron, but I assure you, it exists. Cupcakes no longer have to be a guilty pleasure, you can indulge your sweet tooth and enjoy these sweet treats completely guilt-free. This is definitive proof that a healthy lifestyle doesn’t equal deprivation. It’s all about good eating choices. Whether you’re a novice or an expert in the kitchen, you’re sure to have fun whipping up these healthy treats. Now you can say with conviction, cupcakes are good for you!

Here are 3 healthy cupcake recipes you can try this weekend:

Angel Food Cupcakes

With just 5 ingredients and under 60 calories, this is a great recipe for newbie bakers to try out. Simple, easy, healthy, and yummy, these cupcakes are a breeze to make. This is proof that baking and healthy eating need not be complicated. See recipe here.

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Banana Cupcakes with Cinnamon Honey Butter Cream

These gluten-free cupcakes are made moist by the addition of bananas, a miracle ingredient. Not only is it free from gluten, the bananas also give it added nutritional value. Enjoy the experience of making and eating these. Even the butter cream has cinnamon and honey, two ingredients packed with antioxidants. See recipe here
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Chocolate Cupcakes with Avocado Icing

Who would’ve thought that nutrient rich avocados make icing extra rich and thick? This is also a sneaky and effective way to get those kiddos (or your boyfriend) to get more healthy avocados in their diet. Consider this your healthy hack for the week. See recipe here.

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Do you have your own healthy cupcake recipes? Share the wealth, and sound off in the comments!

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