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Date-Sweetened Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins make for for the perfect grab n' go breakfast! They are made with whole food ingredients such as oats, almonds, and dates and can easily be made sugar-free by using sugar-free chocolate chips!



I've never been much of a muffin person but after trying this recipe out, they've become a staple in our house!




Ingredients (6 muffins):


3/4 cup oat flour

1/4 cup almond flour

1 cup date paste*

1/2 cup water

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp baking powder

1/3 cup chocolate chips

pinch of salt (optional)


Directions:


1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

2. Whisk oat flour, almond flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl.

3. Add date paste, water (or plant milk), and vanilla and mix until well incorporated.

4. Fold in chocolate chips and divide into six baking cups. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes before enjoying!**


Notes:


*My date paste recipe is as follows:

Blend 20 large Medjool dates with 3/4 cup water until well blended and a paste is formed. I recommend starting out with 1/2 cup of water and then adding the last 1/4 cup if needed (in case your Medjool dates are much smaller than mine!). You can see in the video what the consistency of the date paste should look like.


**The inside of the muffins may seem underdone just out of the oven but don't overcook them! They really come together after cooling for a bit.

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Intentional Ingredients:


  • Dates are host to a great variety of vitamins and minerals. Many health benefits result from including dates in your diet - a few of which I outline here!

  • Oats are a great source of soluble fiber (beta-glucan) and have anti-cancer, anti-atherosclerosis, and anti-inflammatory properties.


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