Double Chocolate Chai Muffins (Gluten free & vegan)

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Muffiiiiinnnnss.

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These little morsels walk the line between healthy snack and dessert. In fact the second time I made them I forgoed controlled serving sizes and put them in a 9 inch brownie pan. They have a delicate crumb that could also make for a lovely cake…

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But calling them muffins makes them healthy. Actually they are healthy now that you mention it…

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Breakfast? Lunch? Midnight snack in bed with coconut milk ice cream while watching Orange is the New Black on your laptop? I think so.

 

Recette:
Makes 9
 
2 C oats
1 C brown rice flour
½ C xylitol or sugar
¼ C tapioca flour*
½ tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 t soda
½ tsp guar gum**
½ tsp each of ginger, cardamom & nutmeg
1 tsp cinnamon
¼ C cocoa
 
¼ C coconut oil
splash vanilla
2 C almond milk
1 dropper full or 1 packet stevia
 
Handfuls of:
Chocolate chips
Chopped Nuts (pecans, walnuts or slivered almonds!)
 
 
-Pulverize oats in blender until powdery
-Whisk together dry
-Melt coconut oil in microwave
-Mix together wet
-Add wet to dry
-Stir in choc chips n’ nuts
-Bake at 350 until delicious (pokey thing comes out clean, about 20 mins)
 
 
 
*or potato starch but not potato flour
**or xanthum gum
 
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