Around 4:30 -5ish, I always start to crave a cuppa and something sweet. Most often, I wait for my husband to come home from work and we share our days with each other, chill out and enjoy something small, sweet and tasty. English inspired Tea Time is very much alive in our household.
However, trying to counter our weekend travel eating binges with healthy weekdays makes this slightly difficult. Since we travel most weekends, the weekdays are used as mini-detox times to prep for the coming weekend with yummy food and local treats. Its not always effective, but after binge eating, (always happens regardless of prior intentions – who can resist food in France and Italy??) its nice to eat much less and feel your stomach go back to normal!
So in the spirit of health, I decided to make these muffins. They’re not exactly a health food, but they’re packed with healthy ingredients. The almond flour is a great source of Vitamin E and the good Omega-3 fatty acids. The coconut oil is great for many things and also has some heart healthy fats. Most of all, it imparts a yummy flavour. Cinnamon is also good for a long list of things including having anti-inflammatory properties. Pretty much everything in here is good for something. Its really only the sugar that both makes these taste amazing and nixes the healthful aspect. However, all things in moderation, thats what I tell myself!