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Gluten Free Almond Flour Muffins
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Contributed by: ChloeAdded: May 04, 2013 at 07:45 PM


A yummy gluten free, sweetened only with dried fruit, muffin.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Baked Good
  • 1-1/2 cup almond flour (almond meal or brown rice flour)
  • 1/2 cup ground flax seed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 dates, soaked and chopped
  • 3 medium eggs or 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tablespoon oil (walnut is good)
  • 1/4 cup water (use date water)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries (or any dried fruit of choice)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Soak 6 pitted dates in a pot of heated water until softened.
  3. In a blender add drained dates, 1/4 cup of the date water, oil, and eggs.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. In a bowl, mix flour with ground flax, baking soda and salt.
  6. Pour liquid ingredients from blender into dry and mix well.
  7. Fold in cranberries or cherries (or other dried fruit of choice).
  8. Spoon into muffin cups.
  9. Bake about 20 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Date (all)1 N N N N N N N A
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut Oil1 ,2 B B B B N B N B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a good omega 3 to omega 6 fatty acid ratio.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised May 04, 2013 at 10:07 PM By: Drea