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High-Protein Chocolate Quinoa Muffins

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Upgrade your breakfast with these high-protein chocolatey quinoa muffins.

They're vegan, low in sugar, and packed with fibres — just 180 kcal per muffin.

Health

Time

50m

Cost

Nutrients

180 kcal

Carbs 22 grams

Sugars 5 grams

Total Fats 7 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 4 grams

Proteins 6 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Nuts
  • Gluten

Servings

12

Step 1Part 1

Simmer the quinoa in 300 ml (10 fl oz) of water for 15 minutes. Then, drain and set aside.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
Step 1Part 2

Meanwhile, soak the flaxseeds in 180 ml (6 fl oz) of water for 10 minutes.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g

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Step 2

Mix the flour with cocoa and baking powder in a bowl.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
Step 3

Add milk, oil, maple, and flax-egg.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
Step 4

Mix all into a creamy batter, and then incorporate the cooked quinoa.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
Step 5

Pour the batter into a greased muffin tray and top with halved almonds.

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
Step 6

Bake the muffins for 35 minutes at 180 °C (355 °F).

Ingredients List

Dry Quinoa100g
Water480mL
Ground Flaxseeds35g
Wholemeal Flour210g
Cocoa40g
Baking Powder2tsp
Almond Milk260mL
Extra Virgin Olive Oil30mL
Maple Syrup100mL
Almonds (optional)40g
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