Blueberry and Lemon Muffins

Blueberry and Lemon Muffins

This recipe comes from the book "Cuisiner pour vaincre la douleur et l'inflammation chronique", de Jacqueline Lagacé, Ph.D., Éditions FIDES, 2011

12 servings
Preparation 20 min
Cooking 40 min

170 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 cup brown rice flour   170 g
1/4 cup tapioca flour/starch   35 g
1/4 cup almond meal   28 g
1 tsp guar gum, or xanthan   4 g
2 tsp baking powder   5 g
1/2 tsp salt   2 g
7 tbsp margarine non-hydrogenated   100 g
1/3 cup sucanat   65 g
3/4 cup almond beverage, unsweetened, fortified   190 mL
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed, plus the zest   1/2 lemon
2 eggs size large    
1 cup blueberries   130 g

Before you start

A hand-held or stand mixer will make things easier for this recipe.

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease a 12-cup muffin pan.
  2. Combine the flours, almond meal, guar gum or xanthan, baking powder and salt in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, mix the margarine, sugar and lemon zest with a mixer. While whisking, add the eggs one at a same time, and then the lemon juice. Stir in the dry ingredients and milk alternately. Add the blueberries to the mixture.
  4. Fill the prepared muffin pan three-quarters of the way. Dust with raw sugar and decorate with 3 or 4 large blueberries.
  5. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (70g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

170

Fat

9 g

13 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

7 %

Cholesterol

30 mg

Sodium

125 mg

5 %

Carbohydrate

21 g

7 %

Fibre

1 g

5 %

Sugars

6 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

10 %

Vitamin C

2 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¼ serving
Grain Products: ¾ serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¼ serving

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Claims

Free :
Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Niacin, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of :
Vitamin D
Excellent source of :
Manganese
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Desserts | Artery-healthy | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Vitamin D | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Source of Omega-3 | Vegetarian

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