Back to school season is here, and we are all looking for ways to get our children ready to conquer the world and the pile of work that they have ahead of them.
Chef Ronaldo Linares from Ronaldo’s Kitchen shared his nutritious and delicious summer snack recipe with us and we are obsessed!! Que Rico!!
Chef Ronaldo is the author of Sabores de Cuba: Diabetes Friendly Traditional and Nueva Cubano Cuisine and America’s leading expert on healthy Latino cooking. As a brand partner for Healthfirst, and The American Heart Association National Spokesperson for the Healthy for Good Campaign he is passionate about creating food and sharing recipes that are flavorful and good for you.
These Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins are no exception. Aside from sneaking in vegetables Chef Ronaldo added 8oz. of Whole Milk to boost the protein.
Did you know that an 8oz. glass of Whole Milk contains 8 grams of protein? Watch the video below and let us know what you think about
World's Best "Gluten Free" Zucchini Muffins
Preparation Time: 25 Times
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
- 3 Cups Shredded Zucchini
- 3 Beaten Eggs
- 8 Ounces of Whole Milk
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
- ½ Cup of Olive Oil
- ¾ Teaspoon Baking Soda
- ¾ Teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 Cup Coconut Palm Sugar
- 3 Cups Gluten Free Flour
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl mix the zucchini, eggs, milk, vanilla and olive oil then gently stir to combine the ingredients.
To the same bowl add the baking soda, baking powder, coconut palm sugar, flour and salt.
Gently combine all the ingredients together before transferring the mixture to a greased muffin pan, ensuring you divide the mixture evenly and do not overfill the pan.
Place the pan in your preheated oven and bake for 20-25minutes. Test with a toothpick to make sure the center of the muffin is done.
Remove the pan from the oven and let the muffins completely cool before enjoying with a cold glass of milk.
As a mother of twin tweens in 2011 and an active Girl Scout Troop leader, Cristy realized there was a need to develop bilingual digital content and foster a community facing the challenges of raising kids after first grade. That year she founded and remains co-Publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, to support multicultural parents and mentors with content related to raising Gen Z- tweens & teens ages 7-18. Through the Los Tweens & Teens LIVE events such as Teens & Me – the growing team aims to provide our community with essential resources from chats with therapists to battle anxiety and bullying, to understanding social media and technology.
A New Jersey native of Cuban decent, Cristy is a board member of Amigos For Kids – a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing child abuse in the South Florida community. She is a teenage cancer survivor and speaks nationally at conferences and volunteers with cancer-awareness organizations such as St. Jude Children’s Hospital and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of South Florida.