🍴Marvelous Muffins on Tuesdays Table🍴

On today’s Tuesdays Table we have Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffinsimage 

I can eat a muffin at any time.  Who can’t?  With a cup of coffee or tea, what could be better?

Unfortunately if your trying to eat healthy muffins are not a natural choice but with a few tweaks they can be made better. In this recipe, adapted from Jamie Geller, I use unsweetened applesauce and agave syrup instead of sugar and oil.

Muffins are easy to make and of course there is such a great variety. Sweet or savory, many now include veggies baked right in them!

                   Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
      1/4 cup natural peanut butter (without added sugar or oil)
      1/4 cup agave syrup
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      2 eggs
      1 cup milk or soy milk, I use Almond Breeze unsweetened vanilla
      2 cups white whole wheat flour, I am gluten free so I use a gluten free baking mix
      1 teaspoon baking powder
      1 teaspoon baking soda
      1/2 teaspoon salt
      6-8 packets of splenda, or the equivalent of 1/4-1/3 cup
      1/2 cup sugar-free chocolate chips, or you can chop up a bar of high cocoa content chocolate
    • Directions
      Preheat oven to 350. Line a muffin pan with paper muffin liners. Set aside.
      In the bowl of an electric mixer, or using a wire whisk, beat together the applesauce, agave syrup and oil until thick and creamy.
    • Add vanilla extract and eggs, beating to combine.
    • Add in the milk and stir until fully incorporated.
      In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and Splenda or sugar substitute. Slowly add dry ingredients to mixer, stirring until just combined. Do not over-mix.
    • Gently fold in the chocolate chips or bits, and stir until evenly distributed.
      Use a 1/4 cup measuring cup to fill paper muffin liners with batter. Bake 15-18 minutes, until tops are set.

 Chocolate and peanut butter is my not so secret weakness. These muffins will definitely fulfill the craving!

As always, please leave your version of a delicious muffin either in the comments or post your own and link back here. Lets see how many great muffins we can come up with.

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Enjoy,

Janie

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