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Lemon Almond Chia Seed Muffins


Description

Delicious low carb + gluten free Lemon Chia Seed Muffins are such a fun twist on the traditional lemon poppy seed. You’ll love this take on an old favorite!


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Ingredients

  • Muffins:
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk yogurt
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1/2 cup cashew flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • Glaze:
  • 1/4 cup cocoa butter
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1/2 lemon, zest

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together zest from 1 lemon, juice from two lemons (strained), eggs, and yogurt.
  3. Add the coconut sugar and whisk until combined.
  4. Add in the almond flour, cashew flour, sea salt, baking powder, and chia seeds.
  5. Whisk until completely combined.
  6. Scoop the batter into lined muffin tins and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. While the muffins are baking, whisk together the melted cocoa butter, agave nectar and zest from 1/2 a lemon.
  8. When the muffins are done baking, transfer to a cooling rack and drizzle with the glaze before eating.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 9
  • Calories: 173
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 288mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg