Lactation Muffins \\ Sweet Laurel
As a new mom, I want to eat the best foods for lactation! Water, water, water is great I hear, but there are so many delicious foods as well. Flax, sesame, carrots, nuts and ginger are also helpful agents in increasing milk supply. I figured I’d make a muffin combining them. Hope you enjoy! PS- these are a super healthy breakfast muffin even if you are not a nursing mama!
Makes 12 muffins
2 cups hazelnut or almond flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
3 tablespoons freshly ground flax + 6 tablespoons water
1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
1/3 cup cooked sweet potato, mashed
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 cup grated carrot
1 cup grated apple
2 teaspoons freshly ground ginger
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Optional: 1/4 cup raisins
Optional: 1/4 walnuts
Preheat oven to 350. Line a 12 cup muffin tray with cupcake liners.
In a bowl, place freshly ground flaxseeds with water. Allow to sit on counter for about 5 minutes.
In a separate bowl, mix the hazelnut or almond flour, cinnamon, Himalayan pink salt, baking soda, and shredded coconut.
Add the coconut oil, sweet potato, flax mixture, carrot, apple, ginger, and optional raisins and walnuts. Stir until combined.
Scoop batter into muffin tins. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Place into oven and baked for about 30 minutes.
Allow to cool and enjoy!