Lemon and Ginger Infused Green Tea Muffins

Have your tea and drink it, too? I don't think that's how the saying goes. But with these muffins, you can enjoy tea by both eating and drinking it! These muffins are infused with a refreshing lemon ginger green tea and lightly sweetened with xylitol and vanilla protein powder. I've never created a muffins like this, but I'm sure glad I tried it - the end result is scrumptious!











Ingredients

2 eggs
1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 2 lemons
¼ cup amaranth flour
2/3 cup oat flour
¼ cup xylitol
2 teaspoons baking powder
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon pure matcha green tea powder
1 sachet Vitacost lemon myrtle ginger green tea, tea leaves removed

Method

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place 8 silicon muffin liners on a sheet pan and set aside.

2. Add first 5 ingredients to a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.

3. Add the remainder of ingredients to the mixing bowl and stir until well combined.

4. Spoon muffin matter into the muffin liners, filling each about 2/3 full.

5. Bake in the oven for 14-18 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean with inserted into center of muffin.

6. Let cool for 30 minutes then serve. Enjoy!

Makes 8 servings
1 serving is 1 muffin

Macros for 1 muffin
170 calories, 7g protein, 17.2g carbs, 9.6g fat, 1.8g sugar, 1.5g fiber

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