Energy Power Muffin Grain-Free & Gluten-Free

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • 1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup Swerve, natural sugar replacement or Stevia to taste
  • ¼ cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup tapioca flower
  • 2 scoops protein powder, vanilla or caramel
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions:

1) Preheat oven to 180 C° and line a muffin tin with liners.

2) Pulse spinach a few times in a food processor, then add banana, apple sauce, almond milk,

3) Swerve sugar, coconut oil, and vanilla; process until well blended.

4) Add almond flour, coconut flour, tapioca flour, protein powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and sea salt in a large bowl; whisk.

5) Add wet ingredients and stir until combined.

6) Portion batter into prepared muffin tin.

7) Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

8) Cool muffins completely. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days, or freeze.

Enjoy!

– Katia Kucher, Sports Nutritionist and ultra-runner