Carrot Date Breakfast Muffins
- 1 ½ cups buckwheat flour
- 3 Tablespoons ground flaxseed
- 2 Tablespoons tapioca flour
- ¼ cup coconut/date sugar or Lakanto
- 2 teaspoons Ceylon cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon pink Himalayan/sea salt
- 3 scoops Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder
- 1 ½ cups shredded carrots
- 1 cup chopped dates (8 large Medjool dates)
- 1 cup chopped walnuts/pecans
- 1 cup unsweetened lite coconut milk (or your preferred milk)
- 3 Tablespoons coconut oil, melted (or applesauce/mashed banana)
- 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
- Preheat oven to 350F. Whisk together dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add in carrots and dates and toss to coat.
- Add milk, coconut oil, and vinegar to dry ingredients and stir. Fold in nuts.
- Scoop batter into lined or greased muffin tins and bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in middle.
- Allow muffins to cool and enjoy!
Serves about 12. Per serving (based on using coconut sugar, walnuts, coconut milk & Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder):
Total Fat: 9g
Total Carbohydrate: 36g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Apple Cider Vinegar is full of enzymes and good bacteria. It contains acetic acid, which has been shown to help lower blood pressure.
Buckwheat flour – Buckwheat is a naturally gluten-free and grain-free food that is related to the rhubarb plant. Its seeds can be ground into a fine flour that contains more fibre, protein, and B vitamins than whole wheat flour.
Carrots were originally medicine, not food. They’ve been used in potions and remedies for the stomach, bladder, jaundice, the easing of menstruation, and cancer.
Ceylon Cinnamon is also known as Cinnamomum verum or true cinnamon. It has a lighter, sweeter flavor and more health benefits than the more common Cassia cinnamon found in most grocery stores.
Coconut milk is a good source of minerals and healthy fats.
Coconut sugar is a natural sugar made from coconut palm sap. It’s the color and consistency of raw sugar but is considered somewhat healthier than table sugar as it has a lower glycemic index and contains some minerals, antioxidants, and fiber.
Dates are high in fiber. Just 2 Medjool dates contain about the same amount of fiber as one cup of apple.
Flax seed has powerful anticancer properties and helps protect against the damaging effects of mammograms, radiotherapy, and diagnostic tests. Tip: Use only freshly ground flaxseed as it goes rancid quickly.
With the Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens in this recipe, you not only get 5 different types of collagen, but also camu camu, acerola cherry, horsetail extract (silica), and zinc gluconate to ensure your body can actually USE the collagen you’re taking.
Tapioca flour is a starch from the cassava (aka Yucca root) that makes an excellent gluten-free thickener. It contains folate, vitamins B and K, and is rich in iron and calcium.
Virgin coconut oil will give your foods a slight coconut flavor, while refined coconut oil has a neutral scent and flavor which makes it better for recipes where you don’t want the taste of coconut.
Walnuts are a good plant source of omega-3 fatty acids. Eating foods containing omega-3s can help cleanse your lungs and keep your pulmonary system working effectively.