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Have you ever thought of using zucchini as a main ingredient when making muffins? Well, we did and we loved it. As strange as it sounds, this recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, oil-free and refined sugar-free, it makes for a healthy scrumptious snack or dessert option.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 large free range egg
  • ½ cup of almond butter
  • ¼ cup of honey
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup of raw cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed

*For an extra chocolatey taste – add dark chocolate chips to the mix

How to:

Step 1: Preheat your oven to 180 degrees and prepare a muffin tray – this recipe will make roughly 10 muffins.

Step 2: Add all ingredients except for the zucchini into to a blender and blend the batter until it is smooth and creamy.

Step 3: Stir in shredded zucchini by hand.

Step 4: Pour the batter into the muffin tray.

Step 5: Bake for 20 minutes, until the tops of your muffins are set and a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Step 6: Dig in!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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