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Tropical Morning Muffins

These sweet, spongy muffins are bursting with flavorful, healthy fat from coconut and macadamia nuts. 

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Description

A coconut trilogy adds high fiber and an intense tropical vibe to these pineapple–macadamia nut muffins.

Recipe Type: Breakfast
Author: Kimberly Lord Stewart
Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup palm coconut shortening, or softened butter(such as Nutiva)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 cup mashed bananas(2–3 ripened bananas)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • ½ cup dried pineapple, diced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Line muffin tins with paper liners.
  2. Cream shortening or butter with honey, bananas, egg, and vanilla in a bowl with an electric mixer until soft and well-blended.
  3. Add flours, baking powder, and salt; stir until combined. Mix in coconut, nuts, and pineapple.
  4. Fill muffin liners ¾ full with batter. Bake 15 minutes, until tester toothpick comes out clean.

PER SERVING: 300 CAL; 5G PROTEIN; 16G FAT; 38G CARB (19G SUGARS); 184MG SODIUM; 5G FIBER 

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