Blueberry Avocado Muffins
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 ripe avocado
¾ cup pure maple syrup or equivalent amount of sugar substitute for lower GI
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 ¼ cup blueberries
1/3 cup ground chia seeds (optional, for added fibre)
Streusel Topping (Optional):
¼ cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
3 tbsp butter
1 tsp cinnamon
Whisk together flour, cinnamon, maple syrup, add butter and cut in by hand. Set aside. Line muffin pan with muffin liners. In a medium bowl, mix together the flour baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a mixing bowl spoon avocado and beat until smooth. Add sugar and egg, blend well. Add in dry ingredients and mix well on low speed. Gently fold in blueberries by hand. Scoop batter into muffin cups using spoon or ice cream scoop. Top with streusel topping and bake 375 for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
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Felicia Newell is a Registered Dietitian, Sport Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, and a mom of 4 boys under 8! She is also the owner of Sustain Nutrition and is partnered with The Energy Company. Felicia wears many hats, and knows what it is like to try and live healthy in a busy world, where our environments aren't always supportive of making healthy choices.
Life is busy, confusing at times, and full of contradictions, especially in the world of health and wellness. Felicia is passionate in helping others fight through the misinformation out there, and to navigate life and health, but most importantly, to enjoy it while doing it.
She has over 11 years of education and experience in Nutritional Sciences. Between completing her Bachelor and Masters in Nutritional Sciences, personal training certification, teaching university courses, years of nutrition counselling helping people crush their goals, and being a busy mom of 4 young boys, she has the passion, skills, education, and experience to help you reach your health and wellness in a way that works for YOU.