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Gluten-Free Cinnamon Chia Banana Muffins

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Chia Banana Muffins
Recipe & Photo by Lydia Bryant
Gluten-Free Cinnamon Chia Banana Muffins

Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 30 min total

Ingredients:
1/2 cups coconut flour
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
2 tablespoons collagen powder
3 very ripe bananas
2 eggs
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons Gold Label or Pure Coconut oil*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4-1/3 cup shredded coconut and/or chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°

Line a muffin tin with baking cups.

Mix coconut flour, chia seeds, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and collagen powder together in a bowl.

Mash bananas thoroughly and beat together with eggs, honey,vanilla and coconut oil*.

Combine wet and dry ingredients and divide evenly among baking cups.

Bake for approximately 16-20 minutes, until they look set and a toothpick comes out clean.

Allow to cool slightly and serve warm with grass fed butter.

Keep well in an airtight container in the fridge, or freeze extras for later.

Great for school lunches! So delicious that you’ll need to make a bunch to have any extra though! 🙂

*Make sure your ingredients are room tempurature, add your coconut oil last, and combine well to avoid having your coconut oil solidifying.

**Gold Label Coconut Oil will give you a robust punch of a coconut flavor, whereas Pure Coconut Oil will be tasteless. Choose and enjoy!

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Blissful Blueberry Muffins

Blissful Blueberry Muffins
Blissful Blueberry Muffins
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Servings: 8-10
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Make a sugar shell “crust” on the muffins:

  • 1/2 teaspoon organic raw sugar sprinkled over each muffin top before baking

Preheat oven to 375° F.

Line a muffin tin with paper liners or grease each cup.

Melt butter in the bottom of a large bowl and whisk in sugar, lemon essential oil, vanilla extract, lemon zest, kefir, and egg until smooth.

Whisk in baking powder, baking soda and salt until fully combined, then lightly fold in flour and berries.

Divide between prepared muffin cups and then sprinkle each top with 1/2 teaspoon organic raw sugar.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until tops are golden brown and a tester inserted into the center of muffins comes out clean.

Let cool in pan for 10 minutes then remove to wire rack and serve while still warm.

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Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins
Gluten Free Apple Almond Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins
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Servings: 18
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Grease 18 muffin cups with coconut oil.

Combine all dry ingredients and all wet ingredients separately. Then combine the wet with the dry.

Fill muffin cups halfway and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Top freshly baked muffins with a little maple syrup or raw honey, if preferred.

*Home Made Coconut Cashew Milk – recipe hereHomemade Coconut Milk – recipe here.

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Lemon Tarragon Coconut Flour Muffins

Lemon Tarragon Coconut Flour Muffins
Lemon Tarragon Coconut Flour Muffins
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Servings: 6 mini muffins
Preparation Time: 20 minutes

  • 3 pastured eggs, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk*
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon non-aluminum baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, finely chopped

Homemade Coconut Milk:

*For the freshest coconut milk make homemade coconut milk. (See video at this link.)

Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a muffin tin with 6 paper liners.

Whisk together eggs, coconut oil, and coconut milk. Sift in coconut flour and baking powder. Add seasonings and stir again.

Spoon batter equally into muffin liners. Bake for 10 minutes then rotate muffin tin. Bake an additional 5-10 minutes, until the edges of the muffins begin to brown.

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Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
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Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Grease 12 muffin cups with coconut oil.

Mix oats, coconut flour, baking powder, and salt.

In a separate bowl mix eggs, milk, coconut oil, maple syrup, and bananas. Combine the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and stir in chocolate chips.

Divide evenly into 12 muffin cups. Bake for about 25 minutes.

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Gluten Free Coconut Flour Pumpkin Muffins

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Gluten Free Coconut Flour Pumpkin Muffins
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Servings: 12 muffins
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Wet:

Dry:

  • 1/2 cup Tropical Traditions Coconut Flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice or ground cinnamon
  • one bag chai tea, opened and contents emptied

Optional toppings:

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Mix all wet ingredients in a large bowl and whisk until well combined.

Measure dry ingredients in a small bowl and stir. Pour dry ingredients into large ingredients and stir thoroughly.

Measure into greased muffin pan and bake until tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 15-20 minutes.

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Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
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Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Grease muffin pan with coconut oil.

Combine dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix zucchini, coconut oil and raw honey. Stir in chocolate chips, if using. Combine dry and wet ingredients together.

Divide into muffin pan. Bake for 20 minutes.

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Gluten Free Cheese, Chive and Onion Muffins

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Gluten Free Cheese, Chive and Onion Muffins
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Servings: 6 muffins
Preparation Time: 15 minutes

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • 3-4 spring onions, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

Preheat oven to 400° F.

Mix eggs, butter, water and salt and combine well. Add coconut flour and baking soda and blend until smooth with no lumps. Add the parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese, chives and spring onions and mix well. Add pepper to taste.

Line a muffin tin with muffin cups and spoon the mixture into them. Sprinkle on some grated cheese, if desired. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden and toothpick comes out clean.

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