Healthy Goji Muffins

What is the difference between muffins and cupcakes?  In my mind, muffins are good for you!!  The following Healthy Goji Muffin recipe fits the bill for me.  What can be more healthy than goji berries, chia seeds — teff and quinoa flour.

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Recipe: Gluten-Free Goji Muffins

Healthy Goji MuffinsDry Ingredients:
3/4c teff flour
3/4c quinoa flour
1/2t baking powder
1/2t baking soda
1/2t allspice
1/2t salt

Wet Ingredients:
1½c unsweetened applesauce
1T agave nectar
1T chia seeds mixed with 3T water
1/3c olive oil
3T dried currants
1/4c dried goji berries

Preparation:
Preheat oven to 350° and lightly grease 12-muffin tin.
Stir together chia seeds and water in a small bowl. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. The seeds and water will form a thick gel.
Mix together dry ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in goji berries and currants.
Combine wet ingredients in a medium bowl; add chia mixture when thick.
Add wet ingredients to dry.
Spoon batter into oiled muffin tins.
Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool muffins in tin for about 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Makes 12 regular-sized muffins

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