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  • Preparation
    25 minutes

  • Cooking
    35 minutes

  • Power
    400 °F (200 °C)

  • Quantity
    10 muffins

The Mediterranean Blue(Blueberry and lemon zest muffins)

Soft and tender, oozing with blueberries and flavoured with sunny lemon zest, the Mediterranean Blue is a healthy muffin option bursting with summer sunshine. It’s a muffin that will make you feel like spending the rest of your life lazing on a terrace. With the Mediterranean Blue, brunch and breakfast on the go will never have tasted so deliciously healthy. Treat yourself to the fruity muffin that will give you a taste for the Mediterranean with every bite.

Source of fibre and happy mornings, the Mediterranean Blue muffinski is one of those small joys in life that you simply have to share with those you love. Tender, fresh and refreshing, you almost forget it’s packed with fibre

AND THEN WHAT?

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 °F

  2. In a bowl, combine the date puree, milk of your choice and egg.

  3. Add the pure vanilla extract, baking soda, baking powder, zest of 1 lemon and salt. Wait for a light frothing to occur (just for fun), then mix well.

  4. Mix in the flour, chia seeds and blueberries until fully combined.

  5. Line a muffin pan with parchment paper or silicone liners. If you don’t have liners, lightly grease the pan- otherwise, everything will stick.

  6. Divide the mixture evenly among the muffin cups.

  7. Bake for about 40 minutes. Yum! Smells like happiness!

Storage (in a airtight container)

  • Five days on the counter
  • A week and a half in the fridge
  • Three months in the freezer

Ingredients

  • 150 g (1/2 cup) Madame Labriski date puree

  • 175 g (185 ml or 3/4 cup) cow’s, almond, or soy milk

  • 1 egg

  • 15 ml (1 tablespoon) pure vanilla extract

  • 2 ml (1/2 teaspoons) baking soda

  • 10 ml (2 teaspoons) baking powder

  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon

  • Pinch of salt

  • 130 g (1 cup) flour of your choice (excellent with gluten-free flour)

  • 40 g (1/4 cup) chia seeds

  • 150 g (1 cup) fresh or frozen blueberries

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