Zucchini Muffins with PB Frosting

Craving a treat? Don't want to break the macro bank? These macro-friendly muffins will do the trick!!

Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients

  • 240 grams raw zucchini, grated

  • 1 large egg

  • 1/4 cup (40g) coconut palm sugar

  • 1 cup (125g) spelt flour

  • 1/2 cup (50g) organic cocoa powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 tsp baking soda (I didn't have baking powder)

  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, grease or line muffin tins

  2. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. I found that using my hands was the easiest way.

  3. Spoon in to muffin tins (I got 9 muffins of 50g each)

  4. Bake for about 15 minutes or until bouncy to the touch.

Peanut Butter Frosting

Ingredients

  • 2 tbps walden farms peanut butter

  • 2 tablespoons powdered peanut butter of choice

Directions

  1. Mix together until fully blended

  2. Spread like frosting on top of muffins.

These taste fantastic when warm - so either eat them fresh out of the oven or warm them up before eating!

MACROS for 1 muffin, no frosting (out of 9)

Calories: 106g

Carbs: 17.7g

Protein: 3.7g

Fat: 1.6g

Sugar: 4.3g

Notes:

A friend of mine who gave me the original recipe swapped a banana for the sugar and used chickpea flour (I only had spelt in the pantry). Hers looked prettier than mine!

There are so many ways to play around with this recipe - Make it your own!

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