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Pistachio Plum Muffakes (Gluten Free)

Craving cupcakes for breakfast? No – just me? Well, since I feel the NEED for cupcakes for breakfast often, I made these Pistachio Plum muffakes! With coconut oil instead of butter and ground up oats instead of flour – they are perfectly justifiable as breakfast eats – right?

Gluten Free Pistachio Plum Muffakes

We all have issues – right? Some of us have more issues than others; take me, for example. You see, I cannot seem to stay away from the deals in the Produce section at Costco. I mean, how can I say no to $5.99 for a bag of fresh avocados? Or, a $3.79 for a 3 lb bag of broccoli? Or, $5.79 for 3 lbs Of purple plums? The thing is, I am 1 of 2, of a 2 person household. And, while some weeks have my daughter and I eating our weight in veggies and fruits, there still seems to be stuff that tends to go a bit bad before we can sink our teeth into them.

Roasted-Plums

And, I am not a huge fan of wasting produce. So, lately, I have been roasting and baking produce to make them last longer. I seem to have found that baked avocado halves don’t turn brown quite as fast as cut fresh ones do (unless I forget they are in the oven). And roasted salted broccoli always seems to disappear quicker than raw broccoli does in our house. And, we seem to have developed an addiction to roasted plum slices with a tad bit of coconut sugar and cinnamon!

Gluten Free Pistachio Plum Muffakes

Recently, I was wanting to make some muffakes – which are my excuse to eat cupcakes for breakfast, I said I had issues right? Well, I ended up using some roasted plum slices with some ground up pistachios and oats to make what you see here. These Pistachio Plum Muffakes are made with ground up oats (oat flour) and fruit like some muffins tend to be, but are notable sweeter and more dessert-tasting like some cupcakes tend to be.

Gluten Free Pistachio Plum Muffakes

With an ingredient list that includes oat flour, ground up pistachios, coconut oil, coconut milk and brown sugar, you too could very easily justify eating these for breakfast – right?

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This recipe first appeared on Food Fanatic ~ please check out Food Fanatic for more recipe ideas and inspiration!

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Wednesday 9th of March 2016

Pistachio and plum...that's interestingly delicious combination. These muffins look fabulous!

Sneha

Wednesday 9th of March 2016

Looks delicious.. Well explained and rare combination i've never tried this ingredients.Thanks for the secret.☺️☺️

Mira

Sunday 6th of March 2016

These cakes look perfect! I must try them! I also love shopping at Costco!

Shashi

Monday 7th of March 2016

Thanks so much Mira!

Traditionally Modern Food

Saturday 5th of March 2016

Totally agree with you.. I always plan to buy few veggies from Costco but end up buying full cart:-) muffins looks super yum..like the fact u used brown sugar yum

Shashi

Monday 7th of March 2016

Thanks so much Vidya!

Harriet Emily

Friday 4th of March 2016

Wowww these look so tasty Shashi! Plum and pistachio is such a great flavour combination! And I love how healthy they are too. Such a great recipe! I definitely need to try these :D

Shashi

Monday 7th of March 2016

Thanks so much Harriet!