Almond and date muffins

Heather Disarro

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Grain-free never tasted so decadent. Almond and date muffins utilize the flavor and texture of almond meal, the sweetness of dates and the protein of eggs to make a breakfast or snack you can feel good about!

date and almond muffins

Date and almond muffins

Makes 12 mini muffins

Ingredients:

  • 15 medjool dates, pitted
  • 2 whole large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup almond flour

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spray a mini muffin pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor, add the dates and pulse to break them up a bit.
  4. Add the eggs and cinnamon and process until the dates are very finely processed.
  5. Add the almond flour and process to combine.
  6. Spoon the batter evenly into the prepared muffin pan.
  7. Top each muffin with a few of the slivered almonds.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the almonds on top are golden brown.
  9. Serve hot, cold or at room temperature.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.