Gluten-free guiltless almond flour banana nut muffins

If your house is anything like my household, mornings are hectic!!  Breakfast is always a chore to make! Certified Nutritionist Justice De la Torre comes to the rescue with this protein packed, gluten and grain free muffin. This muffin is moist, and quite frankly, the best muffin I’ve tasted in quite some time! Trust me when I say that you want to make this muffin! In addition to being delicious, this muffin is good for you.  It’s high in fiber, iron, potassium, and Vitamin E! With the addition of 1 scoop of protein powder, each muffin has 5 grams of protein. If I were you I would make a double batch of these, because they are just that good. This recipe uses Almond flour, also known as almond meal. You can find almond meal in the flour section of almost any supermarket now days. This is a great muffin to start the day with. But, it’s also great as a high protein snack for those middle of the day cravings. My daughter loved this muffin, as I’m sure will you too!. This is a great alternative to  sugar laden banana breads, this muffin contains no refined sugar!

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Here’s what you need:

cups  almond flour/meal
tsp  baking soda
1/2 tsp  sea salt
1/2 tsp  baking powder
½ tsp cinnamon
3  eggs
2 1/2  very ripe bananas, mashed
1/2 cup maple syrup or xylitol
1/4 cup melted coconut oil
tsp  vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped nuts
Equipment:
Muffin pan
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease or line a 12muffin tin. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, mash bananas with a fork, add in your wet ingredients, and mix well:

Add wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir just to combine.

Fill muffin cups. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.

Bake about 20 min. (tops will be set and spring back when lightly touched)

What is your favorite muffin? If you share I’ll pick one favorite and revamp the recipe to make a healthy alternative like this one.
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