The Flourless Brownie Muffin I Crave
So, you have breakfast figured out and your lunches or dinners. The issue with you may be that you aren't sure how to handle your snacks and desserts in a well thought out way. This means you may be wondering how to make the snacks and desserts satisfying while filling the void for your sweet craving as well. Here are a few of the snacks and desserts that you can make ahead of the week and have ready to go in your containers when you need them. Flourless Brownie Muffins The trick with brownies on the 21-Day Fix plan is to make them flourless. There are many paleo recipes that use this method and with great success in flavor and texture. You may be wondering what you replace the flour with. The flour is replaced with chickpeas that have been drained and rinsed. This will give you the brownie like feel you are looking for and when combined with the chocolate chips you won't even notice the difference. You can make these ahead and have one for a dessert or snack at home or on the go. You can do this as brownies, or go more hand held and make Flourless Muffins: Ingredients 1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed 3 large VeganEggs (make sure you mix it with super cold water) ½ cup pure maple syrup
⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
3 Tbsp. organic coconut oil, melted
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
⅓ cup Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Prepare 12 muffin cups by lining with muffin papers or coating with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
Place chickpeas, egg mixture, maple syrup, cocoa powder, baking soda, coconut oil, and extract in blender or food processor; cover. Blend until smooth.
Divide batter among 12 prepared muffin cups.Top each cupcake with about four chocolate chips; push into batter.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool completely and enjoy! Superfood Chocolate Discs You already know that pumpkin seeds and dried fruits can be superfoods. Well, have you thought about mixing them with chocolate? Using dark chocolate you can melt it down and make small discs. Before the discs cool, add your superfood dehydrated fruits, seeds, and nuts to the top. You get the great flavor of chocolate while still getting in your superfoods and maintaining your 21-Day Fix diet plan. These can also be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge if necessary. Energy Bites You may be wondering if there is a snack that is not too sweet, packs in protein, and gives you the energy you need. There is. They are called energy bites and they are super easy to make. What you need is your Shakeology powder, almond or tigernut flour, gluten-free rolled oats, almond butter or cashew butter, flax or coconut milk, and some raw almonds. Mix them together, roll into balls, and chill. You can pack these with you and grab them anywhere. By using these 21-Day Fix snack and dessert options you are making sure that you aren't overeating or giving into cravings. You are prepared and ready to face the day and face your cravings head on in a healthy and thought out manner.