Real Food Blueberry Lemon Muffins
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Serves: 24
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • ¾ cup raw local honey
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 3 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (aluminum free)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup plain, unflavored yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups organic blueberries, fresh or frozen
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, mix chia seeds and hot water and allow to rest, this will form a gel.
  3. In a saucepan, melt together honey and coconut oil.
  4. While the honey and oil are melting, mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and lemon zest in a large bowl.
  5. In another bowl, whisk together the melted honey and oil, yogurt, chia mixture, and vanilla.
  6. Add dry ingredients to wet and mix only 10 times, do not over mix!
  7. Add blueberries and stir 3 more times (this batter will be thick, almost like cookie dough).
  8. Generously butter muffin tins with soft butter, then fill tins with batter.
  9. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned on top.
  10. Serve warm with a touch of real butter and enjoy!
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