Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

 

Not only do these muffins hit that chocolate-spot, they're also super easy to make and a perfect travel snack for p.m. pick-me-up. They're naturally gluten free, filled with whole, nourishing ingredients and even offer a serving of veggies! Last but definitely not least, they're also a perfect balance of protein and complex carb, making them fantastic fuel before or after your workouts. 

I dare you to eat just one ;)

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Gluten Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

ingredients

  • 1 cup zucchini, shredded
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup mashed banana
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips + extra for toppings
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with 10 muffin liners. (You’re only making 10 muffins, so leave two liners out.)
  2. In a large bowl add zucchini, banana, peanut butter, honey, eggs and vanilla. Mix until smooth and well combined.
  3. Next, stir together the dry ingredients, then add to the wet ingredients. The last step is to stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Divide batter evenly between 10 muffin cups. Top with extra dark chocolate chips. Bake for 22-27 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.