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Low Carb Heba Muffins

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HEBA Pap is a good source of protein, high in dietary fiber, low in sodium, grain and gluten-free with no added sugar, Enjoy Low Carb Heba Muffins

Heba is a product developed in South Africa and it is not only low in carbs but is gluten-free, wheat-free, grain-free, and sugar-free. Unfortunately, it’s not sold where I am, so I have made my own premix version, which you can try out. This premix works well in different recipes.

DIY Heba Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup sunflower seed meal
  • 1 cup flaxseed meal (or nut flour or seed meal of choice)
  • 1/4 cup psyllium husks
  • 3 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
Low Carb Heba Muffins
Low Carb Heba Muffins


  • Mix together well and store in an airtight container or sealed packet.
  • Makes approximately 400g of premix.

Muffins Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Heba pap
  • 1/4 cup flax seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tblsps xylitol or sweetener of choice
  • A crack of sea salt / Himalayan pink salt


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and mix till well combined.
  2. Scoop into ramekins or muffin tins and bake at 180C for about 15 mins.
  3. Makes 6 muffins.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Caashifa Adams Young 

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