Updated: May 14, 2022
This recipe was created by my friend and fellow dietitian Sarah Remmer from www.sarahremmer.com and we love it SO much I thought it deserved a guest appearance on my website. Check our her page for more great recipes!
This chocolate muffin is packed with all sorts of good stuff, it is super easy to make and tastes like dessert for all those chocolate lovers!
1 can (14 oz) lentils, drained and rinsed (or one cup of cooked red lentils)
3 large eggs
1 large over-ripe banana (or two small)
1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
3 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Prepare 12 muffin cups by lining with muffin papers.
Place banana(s), lentils, eggs, honey, cocoa powder, baking soda, coconut oil, and vanilla extract into blender or food processor; cover. Blend until smooth. Add the chocolate chips and stir gently using a wooden spoon.
Fill muffin cups about 2/3 full.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely and enjoy!