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Fabulous Flaxseed Muffins

  • Cook Time: 18 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Category: Snack

Description

Flaxseed ranks right up there as one of today’s miracle foods. Here is a lightly-sweetened flaxsee muffin recipe that is quick to make and packed with nutrition.


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour or spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 medium-size banana, mashed 0r 3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup plain soy or coconut yogourt or plant-based buttermilk (1 cup ‘milk’ + 1 tbsp white or apple cidre vinegar, stir and let sit 5 minutes)
  • 46 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup raisins, dried apricots or dried cranberries

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and grease muffin tins
  2. Make the buttermilk first if you are using.
  3. Mix all dry ingredients (except the raisins) in a large bowl.
  4. Combine banana or applesauce, plant-based yogurt or ‘buttermilk’, and maple syrup in a separate bowl. And combine well
  5. Stir liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients all at once. Add raisins. Stir until thoroughly moistened but lumpy.
  6. Fill muffin tins to about 2/3 full.
  7. Bake 18 minutes to 20 minutes. Do not overbake. Serve with jam.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 165
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 30 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 6 g

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