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Plum and quinoa muffins

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

    Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.

Plum and quinoa muffins

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C (350° F) set to fan. 
  • Crack the eggs into a bowl and slowly add the sunflower oil, whisking at the same time. 
  • Add the milk, the vanilla extract, and the icing sugar, whisking constantly.
  • In another bowl add the almond flour, the quinoa flour, the baking powder, the salt, and mix with a spoon. 
  • Add the dry ingredients into the bowl with the wet ones and whisk until you get a thick batter. If it’s too thick, add a little more soy milk. 
  • With a pastry brush, grease a 6-cup muffin pan with sunflower oil.
  • Sprinkle the muffin cups with quinoa, making sure that it sticks onto the sunflower oil, and flip them over to remove the excess seeds. 
  • Cut the plums into thin slices.
  • Divide the muffin batter among the cups and place the plum slices on top of the mixture. 
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and let the muffins cool on a rack, for about 20 minutes. 
  • Serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

491
Calories (kcal)
25 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

28.0
Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.2
Saturated Fat (g)
16 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

44.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

27.0
Sugars (g)
30 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

12.0
Protein (g)
24 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

9.1
Fibre (g)
36 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.59
Sodium (g)
10 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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