Who doesn’t love blueberries and muffins? I find these two an amazing combination!
I want to share with you a bit untraditional recipe of blueberry muffins.
But first, I want to bring up facts why this amazing fruit is a super food!
Blueberries are rich in natural anti-oxidants.
Health benefits of blueberries
- Low in Calories – 100 g of blueberries contain only about 57 calories.
- Rich in Nutrients – Blueberries are rich in dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins, and pigment anti-oxidants that contribute towards optimum health and wellness.
- The highest anti-oxidant – Blueberries are among the highest anti-oxidant value fruits.
- Rich in Vitamins and Minerals – Blueberries contain vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin E, lots of potassium, manganese, copper, iron and zinc.
- Helps lower blood sugar – Chlorogenic acid in blueberries help lower blood sugar levels and control blood-glucose levels in type-II diabetes condition.
Check out the Chickpea Blueberry Muffins recipe below.
It will take you only half an hour to prepare. These chickpea blueberry muffins are great as a healthy treat or snack.
Chickpea Blueberry Muffins Recipe
This recipe will make 12 muffins.
Nutritional value of 1 Muffin:
Calories: 245 Fat: 17 g Carbs: 8 g Protein: 14 g
- 1 cup spelt flour
- 1/2 cup chickpea flour
- 1/4 cup coconut sugar
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- pinch of salt
- 1 cup blueberries
- 1 tsp vanilla aroma
- 3 tbsp raw honey or 2 tbsp liquid stevia
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- First, preheat to 180 degrees Celsius (350ºF) and spray muffin forms with coconut oil cooking spray.
- Place all dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix until combined (except blueberries).
- Then, add all wet ingredients (except the coconut oil) and mix until smooth. Last, add melted coconut oil and blueberries and mix again
- Transfer batter into muffin forms and bake for about 30-40 minutes