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1-Carb Chocolate Induction Muffins

Sweet low carb muffins suitable for Atkins Induction are difficult to find. These keto muffins have moist, rich chocolate flavor, but almost no carbs.

This recipe uses healthy (estrogen balancing) flax seed instead of flour, making your muffins nut and gluten-free.

 

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Chocolate Keto Muffins

Per Serving: 215 calories, 1 net carb.

Servings: 12

 

Ingredients

2 c flax seed, ground

1 tbsp baking powder

2 tsp ground cinnamon

3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

1/2 tsp salt

5 eggs, large

1/2 c filtered water, room temp

1/3 c melted coconut oil (or MCT oil)

2 tsp vanilla extract

20-30 drops liquid stevia (sub chocolate stevia or 1/4 cup erythritol)

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease or line muffin tins/molds, and set aside.

Whisk together: flax seed, baking powder, cinnamon, cocoa powder and salt in a large bowl. Combine fully and set aside.

Using a high‐powered (or hand‐held) blender, mix together eggs, water, coconut oil (or MCT oil), vanilla and stevia. Blend at high speed 30 seconds, or until foamy.

Pour blended liquid mixture into the flax seed dry mix bowl. Stir with a spatula until lightly incorporated. Batter will be very fluffy. Let batter rest 3 minutes.

Spoon batter into muffin cups, about 90% of the way up. Muffins expand while baking.

Bake 13 to 15 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick/fork comes out clean.

When done, remove muffins from the cups immediately and place on a cooling rack.

Store muffins in the fridge up to 4 days, or freeze up to 3 months.

 

Nutrition

Per Serving: 215 Calories; 17g Fat (69.5% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber.

 

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Special Ingredients

Bulletproof Cocoa Hot or Cold

De-Bittered stevia has no unpleasant aftertaste. This blend has none of the characteristic bitterness of typical stevia sweeteners.

 

chocolate liquid stevia

Chocolate stevia adds a special punch of flavor – without adding more cocoa, actual chocolate or net carbs.

Both versions are zero carb and have zero glycemic impact.

 

Erythritol-Powder

Erythritol powder is a natural sweetener that’s non-GMO, low glycemic impact and zero calorie.

 

ground flax seed

Ground flax seed is high in fiber and healthy omega 3 fats. Flax seed is very filling and very low carb.

Flax seed adds bulk and crunch to recipes, and boosts heart health and improves gut health naturally.

 

Organic Coconut Oil

Organic coconut oil burns fat rapidly. Fats from coconut oil aren’t stored. Instead, they’re used immediately for energy.

Coconut oil stays fresh up to two years, has a nice buttery flavor, and is one of the healthiest choices for cooking or baking.

 

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Easy Grab-and-Go Muffin Liners

Make your low carb muffins travel easily with parchment paper liners. An added benefit: no cleanup.

How-To

Find a small can/glass that fits inside the muffin cup. Spice jars work well for this task.

Cut parchment paper into 5 inch or 6 inch squares. Wrap a parchment square over one end of the can (center the can) and press firmly into the cup.

Spray interior lightly with oil, fill with batter and bake as usual.

 

Eat to Balance Estrogen Naturally

According to studies at NYU Medical Center, flax has the unique ability to help balance and normalize estrogen levels.

The lignans present in flax seed are phytoestrogens – plant chemicals mimicking the effects of estrogen in the body.

 

Increase Estrogen

Phytoestrogens adhere to cells where estrogen also attaches. If there is little estrogen in the body (for example, after menopause), lignans may act like weak estrogen.

 

Decrease Estrogen

When natural estrogen is abundant, lignans may reduce the hormone’s effects by displacing it from cells.

Displacing estrogen this way might help prevent cancers that depend on estrogen (such as breast cancer) from starting and developing.

 

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Category: Bread - Crackers