Sunday, February 19, 2012

Raspberry Muffins

12 medjool dates, pitted and chopped
1 cup sour almond milk (see note)
1/2 cup applesauce
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
1/2 cup almond meal
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 12 oz package frozen raspberries

1. Defrost raspberries 3-5 minutes in microwave until raspberries are somewhat thawed but still firm.

2. Using a blender, puree dates, sour almond milk, applesauce and vanilla.

3. Combine flour, almond meal, baking soda and salt.

4. Stir date mixture into dry ingredients.

5. Gently fold in raspberries.

6. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray.  Spoon batter into pan.

7. Bake at 400° F for 25 minutes.

Servings: 12

Note:  To make 1 cup sour almond milk, simply put 1 T. apple cider vinegar in a measuring cup and add almond milk to make 1 cup total liquid.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 muffin.

Calories 142.19
Total Fat 1.26g
Saturated Fat 0.08g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 217.59mg
Potassium 211.22mg
Total Carbohydrates 31.81g
Fiber 2.53g 10%
Sugar 17.15g
Protein 2.53g 5%