Healthy Snacks

Spinach  Chocolate Muffins 

Life Around the Table

These Green Smoothie Chocolate Muffins are the perfect way to effortlessly sneak nutrient-dense greens into your life. Two cups of fresh spinach are hidden away in a rich chocolate batter that's naturally sweetened with coconut sugar.

Simple Ingredients

– flour – cocoa powder – salt – baking powder – baking soda – coconut oil  – sugar   – spinach  – buttermilk – eggs  – lemon zest – chocolate chips 

Step 1: In a medium bowl, whisk together the spelt flour, cocoa powder, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

Step 2: In a blender combine melted and cooled coconut oil, coconut sugar, spinach, buttermilk, eggs and lemon zest. 

Step 3: Blend for 1-2 minutes until the mixture is really smooth to create a "green smoothie". 

Step 4: Add the green smoothie to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. 

Step 5: Add chocolate chips and stir until just incorporated.

Step 6: Bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees F for 5-6 minutes and then lower the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Continue to bake for 13-15 minutes.

Check out the full recipe on the blog

Hi! I'm Christy,

A happy wife and mother to three boys, a nutritionist, a food lover and a Canadian. Creating and experimenting in the kitchen is my idea of an afternoon well spent. My dream is that one or more of the recipes I share on my blog will inspire you, perhaps even becoming a cherished family favourite.