What’s not to love with this healthy recipe for Cinnamon Swirl Muffins?
2 cups almond meal
1/4 cup chia seeds
1 banana – over ripe
1/4 cup coco oil, melted
1/4 cup almond milk
2 tbsp maple syrup or stevia granules or honey
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking powder
For swirl: 2 heaped tbsp almond butter mixed with 1 tsp cinnamon
For the topping: 2 tbsp hulled tahini mixed with 1 tsp cinnamon – optional
Preheat oven to 180° Celsius (fan-forced).
Add all ingredients, except for the swirl ingredients, to a food processor or blender. Process/blend until smooth.
Grease muffin tin generously with coconut oil. Spoon mixture into tin.
Place approx 1/2 tsp of your swirl mix on to the top of each muffin and with a sharp clean knife or skewer swirl it through the muffin mix.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until golden and cooked through.
Once cooled, drizzle over the topping – optional, but recommended!
Recipe created by Jessica Sepel, a qualified Sydney nutritionist, health blogger and wellness coach. She is the author of several eBooks, including the JSHealth Detox Plan and The Clean Life. Visit www.jessicasepel.com for more recipes, nutrition advice and wellness inspiration.