Zucchini Bread Muffins


2.5g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Style: American
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1

9.3g

Protein

12.8g

Fat

6g

Fiber

175

Calories

How are Net Carbs Calculated?

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Large Egg (Whole)
  • 2 Tbsp Canola Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 4.5 Oz Zucchini
  • 4 Cup Organic 100% Whole Ground Golden Flaxseed Meal
  • 1 Oz Vanilla Whey Protein
  • 0.33 Cup Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 1.5 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 0.75 Tsp Baking Powder (Straight Phosphate, Double Acting)
  • 0.25 Tsp Salt
  • 0.13 Tsp Allspice Ground
  • 0.13 Tsp Nutmeg (Ground)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat an oven to 350°F.  Grease 6 wells of a standard non-stick muffin tin.  
  2. Combine the eggs, oil and vanilla in a small bowl.  Using a whisk beat until frothy about 1 minute.  Add the shredded zucchini. 
  3. Add the flax meal, protein powder, granular sugar substitute, baking powder, salt, and spices.  Mix with a spoon to combine.  
  4. Bake for 25 minutes until slightly puffed, golden and cooked through.  Enjoy with cream cheese if desired.

How to Calculate Net Carbs

In order to calculate Net Carbs of any whole food item, it's a simple calculation based on the Nutrition Facts panel:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber = (Equals) Net Carbs

For low carb products sweetened with sugar alcohols (ie: glycerin, maltitol, etc), refer to the Nutrition Facts panel of the product:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber - (Minus) Sugar alcohol = Net carbs

This reflects the fact that Dietary Fiber doesn't impact blood sugar levels. Sugar alcohols also have a negligible impact on blood sugar, they too are subtracted from total carbs to yield the Net Carb count.

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