I am not a breakfast lover. Well not until around 11am, then I could eat just about everything! But when I get up, it’s all about the coffee and that’s about it! Mmmm…coffee!
I know eating breakfast is important and the healthy and responsible choice, but I just don’t think about it. About once a month, I make a pact with myself that I am going to eat breakfast everyday from now on. This pact lasts about 2 days and I forget again!
So I came up with a little healthy little breakfast muffin that goes so well with coffee, I look forward to them just as much or more than my coffee! The Good Morning Muffin!
Sugar free, gluten free goodness! It is so healthy, I don’t feel so bad about putting sugar and cream in my coffee! I like to make them bite size so I can eat more of them!!
GOOD MORNING MUFFINS
Makes 12 regular or 24 bite sized muffins
- 1 large yellow plantain
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 salt
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1/2 cup rice flour
- Cinnamon to taste
Make sure your plantain is yellow, even with some black spots. When plantains ripped, they get sweeter! Chop up the plantain in the food processor and then add the rest of the ingredients until well blended. Scrap the edges of the processor to make sure there is no chunks of plantain in there.
I always use muffin liners (mainly because I hate scrubbing anything and muffin tins are THE WORST!) Bake at 325c. for 18-20 minutes for bite size or 20-25 minutes for regular size muffins. You can test by lightly pressing with your finger for a slight spongy feeling.
I like to sprinkle extra cinnamon on top! They have a slight banana taste and are perfect with your morning coffee!
Now I wake up saying Mmmmm….muffins! I feel good about eating breakfast. Like a healthy, responsible person!