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Paleo Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

Treat yourself to these Paleo-friendly chocolate zucchini muffins. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/2
cup coconut flour
1/2
cup unsweetened dark baking cocoa
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon unrefined sea salt
6
eggs
1/2
cup coconut oil, melted
1/2
cup pure maple syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups shredded zucchini
2/3
cup dark chocolate chips (70% cacao or higher)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place natural parchment baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix coconut flour, baking cocoa, soda and salt; set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, beat eggs, oil, syrup and vanilla with whisk. Stir in coconut flour mixture until blended. Stir in zucchini and chocolate chips. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (cups will be full).
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched in center. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Store extra muffins at room temperature in airtight container up to 2 days, or freeze up to 2 weeks.
  • Look for parchment baking cups at select grocery stores, or order them online. Or you can make your own out of parchment squares.
  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
230mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
11g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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