A Sweet Treat Without The Guilt

By: Chris    

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Want a sweet treat without the guilt try these high protein no carb Paleo Apple Almond Muffins. Satisfy without the Guilt.

I don’t know about you but I have a sweet tooth. I’m constantly looking sugar free, low carb, high protein treats to satisfy my cravings and keep me on track. I came across this amazing recipe and it’s super easy and quick. They are called Paleo Apple Almond Muffins and they are delicious.

Why almond flour? With lots of gluten free options almond flour is highly nutritious, easy to use and readily available. If you are watching your weight, almond flour is high in protein, low in carbohydrates and low in sugars. Because these are high in protein they actually help you stay fuller longer, so one is all you need.

Unlike other alternatives to wheat flour, almond flour is moist and delicious. It makes one mean muffin and I know you’re going to enjoy!  

Here is how you do it:

2 1/2 cups almond flour

1 cup grated carrots

3 eggs

1/2 cup applesauce (I get unsweetened organic)

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

1/4 cup honey or maple syrup (I use the low sugar maple syrup)

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/4 tsp sea salt    

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Directions:

Preheat oven to 350. Combine all ingredients together and put into lined muffin tin. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes, or until golden.

*Please note these don’t rise too much since they’re gluten-free.

Let them cool a bit and enjoy!

Have other sugar free, splenda or stevia infused, low carb treats? I’d love to hear from you.  Send them to chris@beautyblend.ca