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Quinoa Blueberry Banana Breakfast Muffins

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 144
Protein 4g
Fat 7g
Carbs 16g
Total Time

“HELP! I cooked too much quinoa and I hate throwing it away.”

Quinoa breakfast muffins are one of my favorite go-to recipes to incorporate leftover quinoa. Very easy to customize for diabetics and just really, really good.

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Quinoa Blueberry Banana Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients

Ingredients for 10 muffins:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 ripe medium bananas
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar (or 2 tsp zero calorie sweetener to reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp allspice (optional)
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup almond milk (add tablespoons of almond milk if batter is too thick or dry)
  • 3/4 cup blueberries (frozen or raw)
Steps
  1. Set oven to 350F.
  2. Mix egg, banana and coconut oil together in bowl.
  3. Then, add remaining ingredients except for the blueberries and mix thoroughly together using a spatula or hand mixer.
  4. Toss in blueberries and mix with a spatula.
  5. Pour the batter in muffin cups and bake for 20 minutes at 350F.

Approximate macros for 1 of 10 muffins:

 

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Calories
144
Protein
4g
Fat
7g
Carbs
16g
Sodium
-
Fiber
2g
Sugar
3g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.