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chayote cinnamon flaxseed muffins

Apple Cinnamon Flaxseed Muffins

Course: Breakfast, Muffins
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Flaxseed recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
standing: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 muffins
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Low carb flaxseed muffins with chayote and the warm spices of cinnamon & nutmeg.
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  • 1 cup flaxseed, ground
  • 4 eggs medium
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • 1 chayote peeled & grated
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¼ cup erythritol low carb sweetener
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees.
  • In a bowl add the flaxseed, almond flour, erythritol, cinnamon, nutmeg and baking powder and mix together.
  • Add the grated chayote, eggs and coconut oil and mix well into a batter.
  • Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes (the flax seed will swell with the moisture).
  • Place spoonfuls of the mixture into a greased muffin tin, filling up just underneath the top.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes.


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 21g | Fiber: 8g