The Un-muffin

This flax-seed muffin recipe has been around for a while, but it is possible that some may not have heard of it.  Whether you are craving bready stuff but don’t want all the carbs or wanting the omega 3 benefits of flax, this is a quick treat,  guaranteed to make your mom-in-law love you . . . or not.

This is my version of it:

Instead of buying the ground flax seeds, which are already dead, sitting on the grocery shelf with all that other dead food (Depressed yet?), invest in a coffee grinder to use just for seeds.  It may have an identity crisis, but it does the trick.  Only grind up a couple of muffins worth for freshness sake, and keep in the fridge after grinding.

In a big mug, place 1 organic large egg, 1/4 cup of ground flax-seed, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 tsp. of the non-brain-frying baking powder (Think health food store.), 2 tsp. of EV organic olive oil, 1-2 tsp. agave syrup or honey.

Mix together and nuke for 1 minute in the microwave.  At some point, I may revert to campfires and adobe ovens, but for now that part of me is still in the 21st century.

Turn out in a small bowl or plate and serve with a dollop of jam–organic, of course.  Eat it right away because when it is cold it loses a lot of its appeal.

I just finished mine with fair trade organic coffee, and I feel so superior to all of you who just polished off your supper of Top Ramen!

About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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14 Responses to The Un-muffin

  1. reinkat says:

    Thanks. It is new to me. And seems like it might just be easy enough for me to try it one of these days.

  2. nutsfortreasure says:

    Thanks!
    How did you know what I had for LUNCH lol

  3. What no picture… what does that say to us (me) who are visually oriented? It’s ugly?? Haha. I guess my flax seed is good and dead. It’s been sitting in the fridge since I bought it from a store who kept it in the fridge. Hmm…
    On a different subject, does expeller pressed oil really make any kind of difference? I have been buying expeller pressed, organic coconut oil, but found organic coconut oil that is not expeller pressed (Or it just didn’t mention it) from Trader Joe’s.

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