Mint Chocolate M A T C H A Muffins ?

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mint chocolate M A T C H A muffins ?
These delicious treats are made with 2️⃣ of the products in my #GIVEAWAY ! Although I usually like to consume the health benefits of m a t c h a in my smoothies, nice cream, or as tea, I also wanted to show you that you can do so much more with it too!
Recipe and health benefits of MATCHA & CACAO below!

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Why m a t c h a ? :
– higher antioxidant levels than traditional green tea
– cancer fighting effects on the body
– a better sustained caffeine alertness, without the crashing
– boosts brain function
– prevents heart disease
– protects the liver
– lowers blood pressure
– reduces cholesterol
– eases inflammation

Why c a c a o ? :
Cacao is the raw form of the cocoa bean.
– higher antioxidant levels than typical chocolate
– regulates blood pressure
– lowers cholesterol
– rich in magnesium
– supports strong nails & hair
– contains heart healthy “good” fats

RECIPE (makes ~6) :

Dry Ingredients
– 1 cup all-purpose flour (I used Ancient Grain which is gluten free)
– 4 tsp matcha powder
– 1 tsp baking soda
– 2 Tbs cacao nibs

Wet Ingredients
– 1/4 cup almond milk (or other plant milk)
– 1/2 cup applesauce
– 1/4 c agave
– 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
– less than 1/4 tsp mint extract (mint extract is very strong)
– 1 tsp apple cider

1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease your muffin tins.
2. Mix together all dry ingredients together in bowl with a fork.
3. Mix all wet ingredients together in separate bowl with a fork or whisk.
4. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and fold together with spatula or spoon.
5. Scoop batter into muffin tins and bake for about 20 minutes.
6. While baking, mix your chocolate sauce by combining cacao powder and maple syrup to the desired texture and taste.
7. Cool muffins a little before removing from pan, drizzle with chocolate, and enjoy! ??
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