Monday, June 17, 2013

Honey Coconut Protein Muffins

Wow, these pretty much have almost every type of coconut possible in them. Whoops....or awesome, depending on how much you love coconut! Coconut is awesome, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and probably a lot of other -free things too. I bet if you topped these with coconut butter/creme, then you'd have every type of coconut possible, assuming you eat them with a big glass of coconut water. Boom.

My boyfriend could eat hard-boiled eggs only every single day for breakfast from now until he's 90 and probably not complain. I just can't do it! Sometimes we need variety with our breakfast, so I adjusted a recipe I used to make for muffins into something simple, minimal ingredients, and protein packed.

There's almost a whole egg in every muffin, and a ton of coconutty protein, fiber, and fat.

These are a fairly plain muffin, so you could certainly add in some fruit or nuts or whatever you want to make them more than 5-ingredients. They're yummy regardless. Add in some coconut chips if you are feeling brave and want a treat, or add in some shredded coconut to give it more texture and up the coconut amount even more. Or cover them in tasty jam post cooking...or almond butte.....or bacon. Do it!

I think these would be fabulous as a biscuit replacement in "biscuits and gravy", or as a tasty corn-bread type muffin side for a nice bowl of chili!

Or you can just eat them for breakfast, in place of your normal hard-boiled eggs. Unless you're my boyfriend, and now you'll just eat both.

True story.

1) 9 eggs
2) 3/4 cup coconut flour
3) 1/4 cup coconut milk
4) 6 tablespoons coconut oil
5) 1 teaspoon baking powder
Also, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and about 1/2 teaspoon of salt (these are spices so I think they should be technically exempt from the 5-ingredient list!)

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Either line some muffin tins with something to make them non-stick, use muffin paper, or use your handy-dandy silicon muffin molds! Best invention ever.

2) Place all the ingredients into a food processor or mix by hand, but the coconut lumps come out way easier in the processor.

3) Blend until smooth, then scoop into your muffin tins. This will make 12 good-sized muffins, or probably 18 half-full muffins. They do rise slightly, so it's really about how big you want them!

4) Cook for 15-22 minutes, until slightly brown on the top.

5) Remove from the oven and let cool. Enjoy in whatever way you want!
Starting to cook!

Yes, they're finally done! And mine are heart shaped. Adorable.



  1. Sounds good, but where is the honey in this recipe?

  2. 3 Researches SHOW Why Coconut Oil Kills Fat.

    This means that you literally get rid of fat by consuming Coconut Fat (including coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 studies from major medical journals are sure to turn the traditional nutrition world upside down!