Craving something sweet and starchy in this cold weather? Try these Paleo muffins using banana and dates for sweetness and almond meal for high protein and less starchy carbohydrates.
4 medium ripe bananas
4 large eggs
1/2 cup coconut cream
6 large medjool dates, pitted and chopped
2/3 cup desiccated coconut
1 & 1/3 cup almond meal
1 t cinnamon powder
2 t baking powder
pinch of celtic sea salt
1 cup of walnuts for decorating
Preheat oven for 180 degrees C. Line a muffin tray with muffin liners. Mash banana in a medium bowl. Add eggs and coconut cream. Beat with a whisk to combine. In a separate bowl place desiccated coconut , almond meal, cinnamon, baking powder, salt and dates. Whisk to combine.
Add banana to the dry mixture and mix well. Place batter evenly in muffin holes and arrange with walnuts on top. Bake for 30mins or until muffins are firm to touch and lightly browned. Remove from the oven but leave muffins in tray for 10 mins. Turn out onto wire rack to cool further.