Mini Pizza Muffins (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

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These fun and kid-friendly mini pizza muffins are a welcome break from the sweet variety. Chock full of diced pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, they make a perfect after-school snack. Serve them on their own or with some low sugar marinara sauce for dipping.

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Mini Pizza Muffins (Low Carb, Gluten Free)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 3 tbsp unflavoured whey protein
  • 1 tbsp pizza seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup diced pepperoni
  • 2 large eggs
  • 5 tbsp butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup almond milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F and grease a mini muffin pan very well or line with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together almond flour, whey protein powder, pizza seasoning, baking powder, garlic powder and salt. Stir in cheese and pepperoni.
  3. Whisk in eggs, butter and almond milk until well combined. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full. You will have leftover batter and will need to do a second batch.
  4. Bake 17 to 20 minutes, until muffins are golden brown and just firm to the touch. Let cool in pan 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with no sugar added marinara sauce.

Yield: Makes about 32 muffins. 2 muffins per serving (16 servings)

Cholesterol: 46mg

Food energy: 184kcal

Total fat: 14.9g

Calories from fat: 134

Carbohydrate: 3.62g

Protein per serving: 8.44g

Total dietary fiber: 1.56g

Sodium per serving: 278mg

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Lisa La Nasa
Lisa La Nasa
3 years ago

I prefer unflavored egg white protein powder over whey protein powder. I have less of a blood sugar spike from it.

venus
venus
1 day ago
Reply to  Lisa La Nasa

Did you try with egg white protein powder? just wondering how it turned out as I have the same preference.

Gwen
Gwen
3 years ago

What can b E used to replace the whey protien?

Stella
5 years ago

What can I use to replace whey protein please

Stacy
Stacy
5 years ago

I couldn’t find almond flour at the store, but I found coconut flour. Can that be used instead?

Heather
Heather
5 years ago

I don’t have any unflavored whey protein powder- only vanilla.  Can I leave it out or will it ruin the recipe?  Should I sub another ingredient in its place?  Thanks!

Antonia
Antonia
5 years ago

Can water be used in place of almond milk?

Stacy
Stacy
5 years ago

I couldn’t find almond flour at the store, but I found coconut flour. Can that be used instead?

Heather
Heather
5 years ago

I don’t have any unflavored whey protein powder- only vanilla.  Can I leave it out or will it ruin the recipe?  Should I sub another ingredient in its place?  Thanks!

Antonia
Antonia
5 years ago

Can water be used in place of almond milk?

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