As we usher in a new year, we’d like to make your recipe list just a little bit fuller. We all know the importance of starting a new year off right, and starting the day off right with a balanced healthy breakfast is just as important. We’ve collected some of our favorite recipes made using SweetLeaf® Powdered Stevia.
Raspberry Lemon Muffins
Recipe courtesy of Maggie Huynh – @theketogenicmermaid
Looking for a morning pick-me-up that is portable and delicious? Look no further. These raspberry lemon muffins are easy to make, keto friendly, and sweetened naturally. These are perfect for the whole family so feel free to share with your kiddos or keep them for yourself.
1/2 C coconut flour
1/2 Tbsp. SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener
1/4 C heavy whipping cream
2 Tbsp. almond milk
1/4 C melted butter
3 tsp. lemon extract, or to taste
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 Tbsp. Ricotta cheese, heaping
2 tsp. baking powder
Pinch of kosher salt
1/2 oz., or 15 grams, freeze dried raspberries
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a muffin pan.
Combine melted butter and sweetener. Add eggs, mixing well. Add vanilla and lemon extracts, heaving whipping cream, ricotta cheese & almond milk.
When the mixture is smooth, add coconut flour, baking powder and salt. Crush raspberries into small pieces and add to the mixture.
Using a small cookie scoop, evenly distribute the mixture into 11 molds. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the toothpick comes out clean. Take out of the pan and let cool.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Kamilla Schaffner
Looking for a tasty breakfast that’s good for you too? These healthy pancakes will give you a delicious and healthy option that is easy to whip up before school or work.
1/4 C milk
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener
1/2 C egg whites
1 tsp. cooking oil
1/3 C gluten-free flour (or any flour of choice)
Blend all ingredients in a blender on high speed.
Pour 1/4 C of mixture into an oiled frying pan. Cook on both sides until golden brown. Repeat until all batter is used.
Peanut Butter Banana Protein Bars
These peanut butter banana protein bars are a perfect grab-and-go snack for running errands, after school activities, or even before sports games. Made with just the good stuff, you can snack on them knowing that they’re made with healthy ingredients.
2 tsp. (or 4 packets) SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener, natural or organic
15 drops SweetLeaf® Liquid Stevia Chocolate Sweet Drops®
2/3 C quick-cooking oats, uncooked
1/3 C buckwheat flour
1/4 C chia seeds, ground
1/4 C walnuts, chopped
1/2 tsp. cinnamon, ground
2 medium bananas, mashed
1/4 C creamy low-sodium peanut butter
Use cooking spray in a shallow baking pan.
Put dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Mix well.
Put bananas, peanut butter, Chocolate Sweet Drops® and SweetLeaf® Stevia in a large mixing bowl. Mix well. Pour flour mixture into bowl, stirring until the mixture is just moistened, but no flour is visible.
Spread mixture in baking pan. Bake in a 350-degree preheated oven for 12-17 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool for 20-30 minutes before cutting into 6 bars.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Carolina Sicoli
Simple, fluffy and sweet, these carrot muffins are a recipe for a successful breakfast. Pair them with your morning coffee or your favorite cup of afternoon tea for a delicious snack that you can feel good about.
4 egg whites
2 1/2 Tbsp. almond flour
2 1/2 Tbsp. brown rice flour
2 tsp. fat-free milk powder
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. lemon flavor
1 Tbsp. SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener Shaker
4 Tbsp. carrots, shredded
Dash of baking powder
Dash of sea salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all ingredients except for the egg whites. Whip the egg whites and fold them slowly into the mix.
Spray the muffin mold with coconut oil and pour the mix. Bake for 30 minutes.
No matter what kind of recipe you’re cooking up, SweetLeaf® all-natural sweeteners can be part of your day-to-day routine and the perfect healthy swap for sugar in all of your dishes.