Almond-Flaxseed Muffins


You are going love these gluten-free almond-flaxseed muffins. It incorporates almond flour and unsweetened apple sauce which makes it super moist. Flaxseed is a good source of dietary fiber, protein and iron. Also, the combination of flax seed and almond provides the omega-3 fatty acids (ALA) making this especially healthy too.


Ingredients (Makes 12)

  • 1 cup flaxseed meal

  • 1 cup almond flour or almond meal

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup maple syrup, agave syrup or any sugar substitute

  • 1/4 cup organic unsweetened applesauce

  • 1/4 cup melted organic butter or ghee

  • 4 organic eggs, beaten

  • 1/2 cup almond milk


Preparation


Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Combine the dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Whisk together the wet in another medium bowl. Pour the wet into the dry, using a spatula to combine. Distribute into 12 muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.


Note: After muffins are cooled, store leftovers in the refrigerator. You can also freeze any leftovers for up to two weeks. Thaw at room temperature when ready to eat.


Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 200mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 9g

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