Author: Dr. Michelle Durkin on 9 June 2020
Getting your blood sugar under control first thing in the morning is one of the best things you can do to have good energy for the rest of the day.
That’s why I choose this muffin recipe 80% of the time instead of grabbing a traditional breakfast food like cereal, toast, or even a muffin at Tim Horton’s.
And don’t trick yourself into thinking the muffin is better than the doughnut.
Guess what? The muffin is actually a little cake, packing a whole 57 g of carbs (aka sugar) with half of those carbs being pure white sugar. The doughnut is not that much better coming in at 48 g of carbs.
So to get all the convenience and taste of a muffin, without all the sugar, I make this recipe instead.
1 cup of almond butter
1 1/2 cups zucchini, julienned
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix thoroughly. Pour into lined muffin cups.
Bake for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins
Pour batter into lined 9×9 baking pan. Bake 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Now I would love to hear from you! What is one thing you have done for better blood sugar in the morning? Leave a comment below and share this recipe with family and friends. I’ll be back next week with another edition of Doctor as Teacher Tuesday!
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