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Delicious Muffin Recipe for Menopause

Updated: Feb 18

We can have it all ladies! Here's a delicious recipe you can enjoy as soon as you wake up to start the day.


I created this delicious, gluten free, dairy free muffin recipe for menopause to have alternatives to my boring breakfast routine. Having gone through menopause I still needed to get back to my usual body weight so I researched healthy ingredients that were lower in calories that I could have for breakfast, like oatmeal, fruit, nuts and seeds. Part of my problem was that after breakfast and lunch, I still needed to feel satiated, so I snacked on more nuts throughout the day and at night until I found out how many calories I was eating and why my weight was climbing. The first thing I did was stop buying and eating nuts. The next breakthrough came when I found ways to make the healthy ingredients more exciting with new recipes. That's how I came up with the breakfast muffin. It hit all the spots: flavour, energy, nutrients, calories and satiation.


The happy ending is that I've been losing weight with the new recipes and enjoying the creative control I missed so much from not understanding what ingredients I could play with.





The recipe is gloriously simple.

Dairy free/Gluten free

Serving: 6

Calories: approx.360 per muffin


  • 2 cups rolled oats or oat flour

  • 3 tbs coconut yogurt

  • 2 eggs

  • Handful of shaved almonds

  • 1/2 cup of pitted cherries, frozen or fresh

  • Handful of organic dark chocolate drops

  • Pinch on sea salt

  • 3 tbs Maple syrup or 75g of coconut sugar

  • 1 heaped tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven for baking: 230C 450F

  • Place the rolled oats in the food processor or high speed blender and grind into a flour.

  • Pit cherries and cut into quarters.

  • Place all ingredients in the mixing bowl and blend thoroughly with a spoon.

  • Fill a muffin tray and place in the oven to bake for 25 minutes.


You can substitute cherries for berries: blueberries and raspberries. ENJOY! I know you will.





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