Imagine waking up on Christmas morning to the sweet smell of orange and cranberry alongside fluffy vanilla muffin batter.
These Keto Zone Cranberry Orange muffins are hands down one of the best ways to start Christmas day, especially when topped with soft butter and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
As keto-friendly as can be, almond and coconut flour substitute out unhealthy wheat/white flours and keto sweetener outs unhealthy sugar.
You don’t even have to be on Keto Zone to enjoy, which is perfect for the whole family.
While you’re here, check out the 8 other healthy Christmas breakfast ideas below the recipe. Let the Christmas cooking begin!
Keto Zone Cranberry Orange Muffins
If coconut flour isn’t an option, use 3 cups of almond flour and only 3 eggs. Don’t forget to buy blanched almond flour instead of almond meal. Almond meal has a much finer consistency that can create less dense muffins. You can also use granulated monk fruit sweetener in place of swerve or sour cream in place of Greek yogurt.
4 large organic eggs, beaten
1/2 cup full-fat organic Greek yogurt
1/3 cup granulated swerve sweetener
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon orange extract
1 tablespoon orange zest
2 cups organic almond flour
1/4 cup organic coconut flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
3/4 cup fresh organic cranberries, lightly smashed
- Preheat oven to 350°F and fill muffin pan slots with liners.
- Combine eggs, Greek yogurt, sweetener, vanilla extract, orange extract, and orange zest in a large bowl. Mix with an electric mixer on medium speed for 1 minute, or until combined.
- Add remaining dry ingredients and mix for another minute. Using a spoon, stir in cranberries until fully incorporated into the batter. (If mixture is too dry, add 1 tablespoon water as needed.)
- Spoon batter into each lined cup until about 2/3 full, then bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Best served warm.
Yields: 12 muffins
Per 1 Muffin:
Fat: 4.7 g
Total Carbohydrates: 6 g
Fiber: 2.9 g
Net Carbs: 3.1 g
Protein: 4.3 g
Recipe adapted from howtothisandthat.com
8 Other Healthy Christmas Keto Breakfast Ideas
Start off Christmas day with a hearty, healthy (and festive) breakfast with any of these 8 easy, family-approved recipes. Pick one, and Christmas morning can’t go wrong!
1. Keto Zone Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon rolls are a classic Christmas breakfast, and thankfully, with this Keto Zone Cinnamon Rolls recipe, you won’t be missing out on tradition.
Instead of unnecessary carbs and sugars, you have homemade rolls, stuffed with cinnamon and butter, then coated with a sweet cream cheese glaze.
2. Keto Zone Christmas Breakfast Casserole
Casseroles are a holiday staple for a reason, and Keto Zone’s Christmas Breakfast Casserole doesn’t disappoint.
Garlicky sausage, rich cheddar cheese, and fresh broccoli load this casserole with plenty of healthy, low-carb foods.
3. Keto Zone Biscuits & Gravy
Who would’ve thought biscuits and gravy could have a keto version?
This Keto Zone Biscuits and Gravy Recipe lets you enjoy your favorite breakfast with yummy almond flour biscuits, tasty, high-fat gravy, and ketosis to boot.
4. Keto Zone Pumpkin Protein Pancakes
These fluffy, spiced pancakes topped with a satisfying slide of butter ensure you leave the table feeling full and nourished. And you won’t even need syrup.
5. Keto Zone Chocolate-Covered Bacon
If there’s any day to eat chocolate for breakfast, it’s Christmas.
Keto Zone Chocolate Covered Bacon will be a guaranteed family hit, especially with that extra hint of keto-friendly cinnamon sugar mix.
Just cook the bacon, melt the chocolate, and dip!
6. Keto Zone Spiced Snickerdoodle “Oatmeal”
Christmas morning is all about eating dessert for breakfast, and this Keto Zone Spiced Snickerdoodle “Oatmeal” is the perfect medium for those looking to stay in ketosis during the holidays.
Instead of using high-carb oats, this recipe takes the high road with hemp hearts, flax meal, and chia seeds to rack up the fats and kill the carbs– all with that Christmas cookie flavor!
7. Keto Zone Christmas Fruitcake with Berries, Lemon, & Poppyseeds
You aren’t limited when it comes to baked goods on Keto Zone. Take Keto Zone Christmas Fruitcake for example.
With a few recipe adaptions, you have a delicious keto fruitcake made even better than before. The lemon, poppyseeds, and berries make will make a great pop for Christmas morning.
8. Keto Zone Coffee
Pair any of the recipes above with a Keto Zone Coffee, and you have a foolproof breakfast to keep you full and thriving on ketosis for the entire day.
The great part is that Keto Zone MCT Oil Powder comes in flavors like Pumpkin Spice, Hazelnut, and Chocolate, which means there won’t be any shortage of festivity in your cup of keto joe.
Christmas morning should be enjoyed, even in the Keto Zone. And there’s no doubt that the above recipes can bring both positive Christmas and health results.
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