Raspberry Carob MIM (Muffin in a Minute)

My husband likes Savoury for Breakfast, not sweet and definitely not a combination of the two! On the weekends I prefer all the old standards: Pancakes with Maple Syrup, Crepes with Homemade Jams or Fresh Fruit, Waffles with Syrup…you see where I am going with this? Probably not the healthiest breakfasts going.

Ever since Luke started the Atkins diet in January I am trying to support him in every way I can which means I have stopped making all the old standby weekend breakfasts! This past week I discovered Muffin in a Minute, often referred to as MIMs. I found a basic recipe and have made a few variations: Cheddar Bacon, Black Forest, Cinnamon Spice and today combined chocolate flavour with raspberries. Yum!

Raspberry Carob MIM
A not too sweet MIM combining Carob and Raspberries.

1 teaspoon Butter, melted (0.15 ounce)
*1 Egg, slightly beaten
1/4 cup Almond Flour
1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Xylitol
Splash of Vanilla
2 teaspoons Carob or Cocoa Powder
1 ounce Raspberries, fresh or frozen

Lightly spray a 4″ Ramekin with vegetable oil spray.
In large measuring cup melt butter to just melted.
Add egg and stir to combine.
Stir in flour, sweetener, baking powder, vanilla, carob or cocoa powder.
Fold in berries.
Pour into prepared ramekin and microwave on HIGH for 1 -2 minutes depending on the strength of your machine.
Loosen from edges, turn out and enjoy.

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