Gluten-Free Lemon and Chia Seed Muffins


1 large lemon, juice and zest
45ml/1.5fl oz maple syrup
90g/3.25oz gluten-free all-purpose flour
½ tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
20ml/0.66fl oz coconut oil
60ml/2fl oz yoghurt
30ml/1fl oz milk
20g/0.66oz chia seeds


Mix together the egg, lemon juice, lemon zest, vanilla, coconut oil, yoghurt, milk, and chia seeds in a bowl.
Whisk together the flour, salt, and baking soda in a separate bowl.
Mix the dry and wet ingredients.
Pour the muffin batter into a non-stick muffin pan.
Bake at 190C/375F for 12 minutes.


Sometimes it is hard to get the texture just right when you are attempting the art of gluten-free baking. Gluten-free flour can often leave a gritty consistency that is not desirable in your baked goods. This recipe includes a not-so-secret ingredient which will help you tackle that problem with ease. Coconut oil is just the right thing to combine with your gluten-free flour to make your muffins come out light, airy and smooth. You won’t be able to tell the difference in these treats and their less healthy counterparts.

The best part about this recipe is that you will be adding chia seeds. These little powerhouses are full of Omega 3 fatty acids to help control your cholesterol. They also offer lots of antioxidants and fibre to keep you feeling great. These little snacks are going to get you really excited about healthier baking, so let’s hear a big chia!


Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:21pm


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