Açaí Blueberry Blast Muffins

December 3, 2018

 

Ingredients:

Filling:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup thawed açaí puree
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Muffins:

  • 1 egg
  • 1.4 cup coconut oil
  • 5 teaspoons honey
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup yogurt of your choice
  • 3/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup gluten free flour mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1.5  teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds

Instructions:

Make filling first:

  1. Mix chia seeds with 1 tbsp. Water. Let thicken for about 15 – 20 minutes.
  2. In a saucepan, bring thawed açai pulp, blueberries and honey to a boil. Cook for about 5 minutes, and then add thickened chia seeds.
  3. Stir and cook for another minute.
  4. Set aside to cool. Note: this sauce could also be used for dessert toppings or ice cream!

Muffins:

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Grease muffin tins.
  3. Combine wet ingredients.
  4. Combine dry ingredients separately.
  5. Mix all ingredients together lightly.
  6. Fill each muffin tin until 1/2 full and make a little indent in the middle. Add a spoon of açaí blueberry filling. Top with more muffin mixture.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.