Orange Maple Muffins
1 plain pancake mix
1 packet of maple oatmeal
½ tsp of baking powder
¼ tsp of baking soda
1 beaten egg
½ cup fine grated chayote squash – squeeze excess water out of the chayote once grated
½ tsp orange zest
2 tbsp of melted WF orange marmalade
2 tbsp of WF or SF Maple syrup
Garnish: ¼ tsp of orange zest, and 1 tsp of WF maple syrup
Place first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl and combine well.
In a small bowl, lightly beat 1 egg, add orange zest, the marmalade, maple syrup and grated chayote. Combine well.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and combine until thoroughly mixed.
Line a mini muffin tin with parchment paper liners, fill ¾ full.
Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 min.
Remove from oven and brush with maple syrup and sprinkle orange zest over top.
Recipe yields 2 unrestricted servings. Each serving contains .75 ounce or protein, 1.25 serving of sweetener and ¼ cup of select vegetable.
WF- Walden Farms sugar free products
SF- sugar free
Recipes created by Dea Marie of Dea’s Recipes. For more recipes join her Facebook group at: http://www.fb.com/groups/deasrecipes