top of page
  • Writer's pictureKelley Sloan

Gut Loving Chocolate Mug Cake


Want a high protein, high fibre dessert full of healthy fats, prebiotics and probiotics and delicious chocolatey goodness that will make your gut happy? And takes 5 minutes to prepare?


Ingredients


  • 3 tablespoons of almond meal or flour

  • 1 teaspoon psyllium husk

  • 1 teaspoon of brown flaxseed meal

  • 1/2-1 teaspoon of baking powder

  • 1 tablespoons of flaked cacao - I recommend @creationcacao (you can use the discount code Kelley10 at the checkout)

  • 1 large free range egg

  • 1 tablespoon of pure, natural maple syrup

  • 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil

  • Natural Greek yoghurt or high quality coconut yoghurt of your choice


Method


Place your mug in the microwave for 90 seconds on high, then 10 second increments after that until a skewer comes clean in the middle. Top with a dollop of yoghurt and enjoy 🤎


Why is it great for your gut?


Almond Meal

Full of prebiotic dietary fibre for good gut health and vitamin E which is great for our brain health


Psyllium Husk

Soluble, prebiotic fibre that benefits our digestion and heart health and aids weight loss and maintenance


Brown Flaxseed Meal

Contains protein, both soluble and insoluble fibre so great for our gut health and omega 3 fatty acids, may help lower cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels and aids in weight loss and maintenance


Cacao

Rich in magnesium, calcium and plant based iron

Good for heart and brain health due to being high in antioxidants and flavonoids:

antioxidants - reduce oxidative stress and inflammation in the body and brain including reducing neuroinflammation and protecting critical neurons

flavonoids - help lower blood pressure, improve blood flow to the brain and heart, and aid in preventing blood clots


Pure Maple Syrup

High in antioxidants

An alternative to sugar, a healthier alternative to artificial sweeteners for better digestion

Contains manganese, zinc, calcium, potassium and magnesium


Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Rich in healthy monounsaturated fats

High in antioxidants

Has anti inflammatory properties

Protects against heart disease

Reduces oxidative damage in our bodies


Natural Greek Yoghurt

Higher in protein and lower in carbohydrates than other yoghurts

Rich in b12, b2 aka riboflavin and calcium

Helps to increase gut bacteria diversity and supporting a healthy digestive system

Great for muscle recovery post workout


Happy eating!


🩵 Kelley


Use the discount code 'Kelley10' for $$$ off at the checkout www.creationcacao.com.au



Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page