Cucumber and Pear Bites

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Cucumber and Pear Bites

These muffins will satisfy your craving for sweet foods without adding too many calories to your diet.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25-30 minutes
Serves: 12

Ingredients
For the muffins
2 small Lebanese cucumbers, chopped
1 cup whole wheat flour
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt
cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon nutmeg
cup chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons raw honey
2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
2 large eggs
1 large pear, peeled and grated
1/3 cup Greek yogurt
For the topping
2 tablespoons rolled oats
teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoons walnuts

Method
Preheat the oven to 180C and line a 12-piece muffin pan with the muffin paper cases.
In a medium bowl, using a hand blender, process the cucumbers until smooth.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, rolled oats, cinnamon, nutmeg and chopped walnuts.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, honey, coconut oil, grated pear, Greek yogurt and blended cucumbers. Add the wet mixture to the large bowl and mix the ingredients to combine.


Cucumber and Pear Bites

Using a large spoon, fill up the muffin pan.
To make the topping, combine the oats, cinnamon and walnuts; mix well and sprinkle on top of the muffins.


Cucumber and Pear Bites

Bake for about 25-30 minutes until light brown. Cool in the muffin pan for about 10 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack.


Cucumber and Pear Bites


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