Confession: I’m not a fan of avocados. I know they are all the hype, what with the “healthy fats” and buttery texture. Somehow though I still have only a small handful of uses for them that I actually enjoy. I like them in a stirfry, you can barely tell they are their but they add a great texture. I like them in a dip, especially when salsa is involved. I even like them in:
I’m not surprised since I practically like anything with cinnamon in it, but who doesn’t these days?
cinnamon avocado muffins
•1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder
•1/2 cup ground golden flax seed
•1 cup cold coffee
•1/4 cup vital wheat gluten
•1/4 cup lupin flour
•1/4 cup peanut flour
•1 tbsp coconut oil
•2 tbsp coconut flour
•1/2 grated zucchini
•1/2 cup canned pumpkin
•1/4 cup egg whites
•1 tsp baking soda
•1 tsp baking powder
•2 tsp cinnamon
•2 tsp stevia
•1 tsp konjac root powder
1)Mix dry ingredients.
2)Add in egg whites. Mix well. Add zucchini and pumpkin. Mix well.
3)Beat on high for at least 3 minutes
4)Bake 25 min – 30min in 425 deg F oven (convection bake)
|I admit there are quite a few ingredients, but they cook||
|The stats per muffin ~85cal (4 g carbs/4 g fat/ 9 g protein)|
|These are not very sweet at all so if you don’t add extra sweetener you may want to top it with something sweet. I prefer to crumble it up on top of fruit.|
|This muffin is very moist and dense.|
Recipe Makes 12 muffins.
These freeze up great for days where the time flies by and doesn’t stop for baking.
What is your favorite way to eat avocados? Do you love anything with cinnamon in it?