Happy Meatless Monday. I have the perfect snack, breakfast or brunch food to add to your compassionate edibles repertoire. These muffins are an easy way to enjoy a tasty nibble that is easy to make and nice to have in the house.
The E2 Mighty Muffins that I made a week ago or so have been such a treat to have for breakfast or a snack. They are action packed with both nutrients and flavor. One day it occurred to me that they would be divine with sun dried tomatoes, so I shifted a few of the flavors to the more savory side of things. Once I figured out the base I started throwing things in the food processor with reckless abandon that would play nice with sun-dried tomatoes. Feel free to enjoy your own, ad libbing with the recipe. Once they are baked you will want to keep them in the fridge or store them in the freezer to enjoy them all week long.
Veggie Mini Mighty Muffins
By: S. Duquet Inspired by E2 Diet Mighty Muffin recipe
2 large Roma tomatoes cored
1 yellow pepper
2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
Juice of 1 lemon
1 sm-med yellow squash grated
1 clove of garlic
1.5 Tbsp Oregano
fresh ground black pepper
1 C fresh basil
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
1 Tbsp liquid aminos
3 cups oat bran
1 Tsp baking powder
1/2 Tsp sea salt
1/4 C pine nuts
1/4 c chopped sun-dried tomatoes dry packed (not in oil)
3/4 C water
Make It Happen
~Place first 12 ingredients (from tomatoes to liquid aminos) in a food processor or blender and chop thoroughly. You can leave small pieces of veggies.
~In a separate bowl mix the dry ingredients. (except pine nuts and tomatoes)
~Add blended veggies and water to dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
~Add pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes and blend into batter.
~Spoon into sprayed muffin tins and bake until brown, approx 24-28 minutes.
These muffins are absolutely out of this world. They taste like a cross between pizza and mostaccioli. It is like a dense, fragrant bowl of pasta that you can eat with your hands. They are one of the best mid day snacks I have made or enjoyed. I am now stockpiling them in the fridge and the freezer as back up.
I love being prepared for the inevitable snack attack so I don’t eat an entire bag of something I will regret in an hour. Having healthy, tasty options is the only way I can assure that for myself. Plus, eating energetic foods feels good and gives me energy to do fun things.
Please share your suggestions for edible preparedness. We would love to try them on for size.
Have a delicious day.
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