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Pear & Cinnamon Almond Muffins

Pear & Cinnamon Almond Muffins

By: Lisa Guy

These delightful moist fruity muffins make a wholesome breakfast option or nourishing afternoon snack. Leave the skin on your pears for extra fibre and nutritional goodness.



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  • 2 cups almond meal
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup coconut sugar
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 organic eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 medium pears, cubed
  • ⅓ cup walnuts, roughly chopped


  • Preheat oven to 180°C and place muffin cups into a muffin tin.
  • Combine almond meal, baking powder, sea salt, cinnamon and sugar together in a medium bowl.
  • In a separate bowl whisk milk, olive oil, eggs and vanilla essence until well combined.
  • Pour wet ingredients into dry and gently combine.
  • Gently fold through the pear. Top each muffin with walnuts.
  • Divide mixture into muffin cups and bake for 25 mins until golden.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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