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  • María Fernanda López

Glorious PEARfect Vanilla Muffins (Gluten Free & Low Carb)

Morning or afternoon, these glorious PEAR Vanilla Muffins are just the perfect snack or dessert, these didn't last a day in my house... a healthy win for this recipe! Save this recipe for this fall season, these muffins are packed with warm flavors and whey protein for extra fluffiness.

A soft and fluffy pear vanilla muffin with a touch of cinnamon! One of the best parts of this recipe is that it's healthier, lower in sugar and higher in protein! We can consider these also gut friendly since I added a touch of collagen and we are also keeping gluten free!

About these Glorious PEARfect Vanilla Muffins:

We are showing some love to pears... so underrated! But with that I also wanted to include a twist, a healthy and still delicious twist by just adding someHappy Way Whey Protein that I will add that creamy factor while keeping things low carb and delicious!

To add that crunch factor I included some of the Eaton hemp seeds with the shell, such a game changer! And it really brings up a good crunch and maple touch without all the sugar and instead some healthy omega-3's!

Key Ingredients:

Adding some protein powder for extra creaminess and a satisfying filling. I have been also obsessed with the Happy Way Vanilla Whey, the ingredients are simple, it even includes some maca and MCT in... plus the taste is just delicious, they even have a vegan option.

Pears, cinnamon and vanilla, the dream team! These are simply perfect for meal prep, no need to bake anything at all to enjoy and attack that sweet tooth at any moment. The bread with a touch of chocolate and pumpkin, along with the crunch of the hemp seeds and amazing toppings.

The base of these Muffins:

The base is made with simple ingredients, Happy Way Vanilla Protein, almond flour to keep it nutrient dense and gluten free. This combination keep things fluffy, low carb, gluten free and flavorful. Have you tried baking with whey protein? This is a sign you need to try it!

Overall, these are the ingredients needed for tthese Glorious PEARfect Vanilla Muffins:

So we've got our protein, our crunch factor all in this simply and wholesome recipe! As a foodie and nutritionist I believe that the quality of the ingredients can make the difference in our health and also make healthy food more sustainable.

In here we are using products that stick to whole some and nothing artificial... plus no inflammatory ingredients.

Super nutrient dense! And we are not including sugars, syrups, wheat and instead Eaton hemp seeds and low carb chocolate chips made with whole some and non-artificial ingredients, chocolate made with real food. These are just LEGIT AND DELICIOUS.

The full instructions will be below along with the nutritional information per serving. This is just a super easy and flavorful recipe for you to enjoy and your body will love; source of protein, nutrients and flavor!

Overall this recipe is:

  • Low Carb

  • Freezer Recipes

  • Keto Friendly

  • Gluten Free

  • Meal Prep Friendly

  • Delicious!

The end result

Soft and flavorful! The contrast of flavors and textures is just amazing, these are fluffy and I know that they are good because the pickiest eater even approved these (AKA my dad) these didn't last a day... and probably will be baked again.

Melts in your mouth! It's soft and fluffy, the hemp and granola on top just take these to the next level that makes them even harder to resist.

You might want to save this recipe because a second batch might be needed here! I shared some of the pops with my friends but they were just too good as my afternoon snack after crossfit or dessert that I had to bake some more.

Pro tip: Pair these with a cozy latte... sharing is optional!

This is a great recipe that your family or friends will love! Easy to prepare and elegant and fun no matter the occasion, this recipe is made to enjoy in the most effortless and most delicious way ever, I mean... only simple and minimal ingredients in a high protein, low sugar and gluten free delicious dessert!

Sharing is caring!

Remember that sharing is caring so please spread the love by saving, sharing or bookmarking this recipe for later. To cook with your loved ones on one of your amazing brunches or friend gatherings!

With love,



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Glorious PEARfect Vanilla Muffins

By María Fernanda López

Serves 12 servings


  • 1 cup of almond flour

  • 1 (155g) pear chopped

  • 2 scoops of collagen (optional)

  • 3 scoops of Vanilla Whey (used Happy Way)

  • 1 tsp of cinnamon

  • 1/3 cup of granulated monk fruit

  • 1 tsp of baking soda

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 1/4 cup of ground of flax seed

  • 2 tbsp of melted ghee or coconut oil

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup of oat milk (used Willa)


  • 2 tbsp of hemp seeds (used Eaton - PURELYHL for discount)

  • 1/2 cup of low carb granola (like Lakanto)


  1. Preheat the oven at 350F.

  2. Mix the dry ingredients for the bread and then add the liquid ingredients.

  3. Add the chopped pears and leave some to top the muffins.

  4. Pour the batter in twelve muffin cups.

  5. Add the toppings and leftover pear.

  6. Bake for 23-25 minutes.

  7. Let it cool down, enjoy!


Nutritional Information per serving (157 kcal)

Fat: 10.7g

Carbs: 12g

Fiber: 3.2g

Net Carbs: 8.8g

Protein: 9.4g


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