Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Skinny Muffin in a Mug

This recipe was featured on The Doctor Oz Show and was developed by Jorge Cruise.  I was a little skeptical, but it actually tastes good & really kept me full for about 5 hours, which is a good thing.

Here's the recipe for the blueberry version:
50 seconds in the microwave!
                                                                                          
1/4 cup ground flax
1 t. baking powder                                                 
2 t. cinnamon (I only used 1/2 t.)
1 t. coconut oil
1 egg
1 packet of Stevia
2 T. blueberries

Mix all ingredients in a microwave safe coffee mug.

Cook for 50 seconds in the microwave.  Turn upside down on a plate & enjoy!

The muffin looks like a top hat on the shamrock!
Cut up with a little butter.

I am sharing with:
Mix It Up Monday!
On the Menu Monday
March Muffin Madness
Tea Time Tuesday at Rose Chintz Cottage
Tea Party Tuesday
Table Top Tuesday
Your Cozy Home Party
Crazy Sweet Tuesday
Rock 'n Share Party
Mrs. Fox's Sweets Party
Full Plate Thursday
Thriving on Thursdays
Foodie Friday
Pink Saturday
Sweets for Saturday
Link 'n Greet Party
Seasonal Sundays

25 comments:

  1. The muffin sounds different! I've made chocolate cake and brownies in a cup before. Love your cute shamrock mug:@)

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  2. I must admit, I'm skeptical too. But I may try it anyway.

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  3. I think that sounds pretty nifty making an individual muffin! I'll try it! Thanks for sharing.

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  4. 5 hours! Wow, I'm always hungry, guess I'm a grazer. I'll have to give this a try.

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  5. Interesting recipe. I should try it too.

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  6. this sounds great for an individual treat! love the look of the bean & bacon soup too :)

    btw I've now figured out how to add the followers link thingy ;)

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  7. Very nice! Love healthy and quick - this one 'takes the cake' huh? =) I have a couple of microwave cake recipes I'm sharing at my blog, but haven't seen this one yet. I'm so glad you shared....gotta make this soon!

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  8. WOW..I love this..Thanks for posting it ..nice space vth nice recipes n nice pics too....

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  9. I don't have these ingredients but when I get them, I sure want to try it.
    I've made the chocolate cake in a mug and it was great.

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  10. I keep hearing about coconut oil for health & this muffin looks like it would be a good way to get some in.
    I can't believe you nuked it in that beautiful, shamrock mug!!! Yikes!!

    I've been looking & looking for a set of cups/tea/plates/ with shamrocks & can't find anything this year. :-(

    You should link this to Cuisine Kathleen's St. Patrick's Day crawl on Tues.
    Hugs,
    Rett

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  11. Love that mug and guess what I have one just like it! I might just have to try this recipe!

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  12. I think your St. Pat's decorating is all wonderful!

    I am glad you were able to visit Ireland, sure is a special place - friendlier people aren't easily found

    God bless!

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  13. We are having March Muffin Madness this week and would love for you to post this recipe.
    http://www.inthekitchenwithaudrey.com/2012/03/march-muffin-madness.html

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  14. I am trying this. If it keeps me full! And it looks very healthy!
    Thanks for sharing this clever healthy muffin at ON THE MENU MONDAY!
    Yvonne

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  15. Hi Kitty,
    This looks like a great St. Patrick's Day Treat. I love the plate, is is just perfect for this wonderful treat. It is great to see you here again! Thanks for sharing and have a great day!
    Miz Helen

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  16. Hi there!
    I'd love it if you'd stop by and link this up at Themed Baker's Sunday. The theme this week is St. Patty's Day treats!
    Hope to see you there!
    Cupcake Apothecary
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com/2012/03/themed-bakers-sunday-27.html

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  17. If it looks anything like a muffin I'll try it. Thanks for the recipe. Deb

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  18. This sounds very healthy, Kitty. Thanks for sharing it.
    Beth

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  19. Your cake really does resemble a top hat, Kitty! It sounds very healthy too. The mug with the shamrocks on it is very cute! Thanks for sharing and joining me for tea today.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  20. Hi Kitty
    That's a novel idea for a muffin and a really healthy one too!
    Judith

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  21. Hi Kitty,
    thats a great idea. Makes just one portion and is quick and easy. Just as I love it. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Its always interesting to see, with which great novelties you are coming up.
    Best greetings, Johanna

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  22. I've seen cake in a mug, but never a muffin. These do look very healthy, and my family is always looking for easy breakfast ideas that will give us lots of energy. Thanks for sharing this one and for linking to my party!

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  23. Your newest follower!!!

    I would love it if you could share this on my link party - Serenity Saturday
    http://serenityyou.blogspot.com/search/label/Serenity%20Saturday

    Natasha xxx

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  24. Kitty,
    Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    Miz Helen

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