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Chia Seed Blueberry Muffins

Gluten-Free Breakfast: Blueberry Chia Seed Muffins

Chia seeds are a great source of protein, fiber, calcium, and omega-3s and have been shown to help some individuals with weight loss. They're also an easy ingredient to throw into a baking recipe, like these gluten-free blueberry muffins.

Blueberry Chia Muffins

Adapted from The Dr. Oz Show

Notes

If you are not familiar with xanthan gum, it's used in this recipe to keep the muffins moist. If you opt for wheat flour, this is one ingredient you can skip.

Chia Seed Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  2. 1 1/2 cups gluten-free baking flour
  3. 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  4. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  5. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. 1 cup sweet potato puree
  7. 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  8. 2 egg whites
  9. 1/2 cup agave syrup
  10. 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  11. 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  12. 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  13. 1/2 cup blueberries

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Mix together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, mix wet ingredients; fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  3. Scoop mixture into muffin pan and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Serves 12.

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