Berry nut chia muffins
Time to make: 45 mins
( Hands-on time: 15 mins )
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1/2 cup wholemeal flour
1 cup flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup rolled oatsoatmeal uncookedX, plus extra
2 tablespoons, for topping
2 tablespoons chia seeds
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup date syrup (see tip)
1/2 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups frozen berries
1/2 cup almonds, roughly chopped, plus extra 1 tablespoon, for topping
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 3g
1 Preheat oven to 190°C. Line a muffin tray with paper cases. Sift flours, baking powder and baking soda into a large mixing bowl. Add oats and chia seeds.
2 In another bowl, add eggs, oil, date syrup, orange juice and vanilla. Whisk until smooth. Add to flour mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in berries and almonds.
3 Spoon mixture into prepared cases. Combine extra oats and almonds and spoon on top of each muffin. Bake for about 25-30 minutes until springy to the touch. Transfer muffins to a wire rack to cool. Store in an airtight container and eat within 2 days, or freeze.
This recipe may not taste as sweet as those containing sugar. We think it’s a great way to retrain your taste buds to enjoy a less sweet taste. If you prefer more sweetness, however, experiment with adding a little stevia to taste to the mixture.
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