Chocolate Protein Birthday Cake

Chocolate Protein Birthday Cake

The ingredient challenge for Black Iron Nutrition this week was black beans so I decided to work on my baking skills. I’ve never been the best at baking with protein powder, and I gave up for some time because it gets quite expensive if you have to continually throw away batches and batches of food. But I decided it was time to experiment again.

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Orange Almond Flour Cake

Orange Almond Flour Cake

One of my favorite holidays is just around the corner and I wanted to make something extra delicious! I love Easter and spring. I’m more of a warm weather girl, so when the sun starts to come out and I can spend more time outside soaking up vitamin D, I’m happy. I’m also really close to my family and Easter is one of our biggest family gatherings. My aunt and uncle host Easter at their house which is just across the river from my families home. We live in a small farm town in Northern California along the Sacramento River. It’s beautiful. And most years the sun is shining on Easter. We do a big potluck with tons of food, side dishes, desserts, wine and and tasty drinks. My uncle roasts pork loin and it’s to die for! 

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