Start the day with our vegan and gluten-free power muffins—a little bit sweet, a little bit savory, and the perfect way to get some extra greens into your diet. Every bite stays moist thanks to apple sauce and banana, salted caramel protein powder (so delish!) adds indulgence, and a handful of spinach ups the nutrition factor.
Protein Powder Salted Caramel Spinach Muffins
Yield: 12 muffins
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Preheat oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with liners. Pulse spinach a few times in a food processor, then add banana, apple sauce, almond milk, brown sugar, coconut oil, and vanilla; process until well blended.
Add almond flour, coconut flour, tapioca flour, protein powder, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and sea salt in a large bowl; whisk. Add wet ingredients and stir until combined. Portion batter into prepared muffin tin.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Cool muffins completely. Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Few tools are as important in the kitchen as a good knife. Without one, chopping, slicing, and julienning ingredients would be virtually impossible. Equally important is keeping your knife sharp—use a dull blade and you’ll end up with nothing but bruised herbs and mangled meat on your cutting boa...