Blackberry Coconut Muffins

For those who are on a strict low-carb or ketogenic diet, eating fruit can prevent ketosis. Also, generally speaking non starchy vegetables are a better choice if trying to lose weight.

If you are following a low carb lifestyle, low sugar fruits are best. Berries are a perfect example of a low sugar fruit. Read more here about eating fruit

https://authoritynutrition.com/fruit-and-low-carb/

Yesterdays blackberries were a perfect ingredient in these low carb muffins. They are really lovely for breakfast with a dollop of full fat greek yoghurt!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 large cooking apples peeled and grated
  • 4 eggs
  • 60ml of melted butter allowed to cool
  • 80g of dessicated coconut
  • 40g of coconut flour
  • 60g of flaxseed, freshly ground in  a blender
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • a large pinch of salt
  • 200g of wild blackberries (or other small berry of your choice)

Method:

  • Pre heat the oven to gas 180 deg C. Prepare a muffin tin with 15 cases
  • Whisk the eggs with the butter
  • Now add the grated apple to the wet mixture and stir well
  • Mix all the coconut, flax, baking powder and salt together in another bowl. When well combined, add to the wet ingredients and stir well to get an even mixture
  • Now add the blackberries and stir gently to avoid breaking them up
  • Divide the mixture between the muffin cases
  • Bake for about 28-30 minutes until lightly browned
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