Fennel is a very aromatic and tasty herb and an excellent digestive aid. If you feel bloated and gassy, try chewing on sume fennel seeds or have a cup of fennel tea. Growing up in Germany, fennel was always recommended by doctors for colicky babies and truly worked wonders.
With the following recipe from Katherine Gould you can not only soothe your tummy, but treat your taste buds as well!
2 medium lemons, juiced
1/2 cup apple sauce
1/2 cup canola oil
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 cups grated fennel bulbs and chopped stalks
2 1/4Â cups flour (you can use a gluten free flour)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners. Combine lemon juice with apple sauce, canola oil, sugar, vanilla and fennel ina bowl. In a separate bowl, mix flour baking powder and salt. Gently fold this mixture into the wet ingredients. Spoon batter into muffin tins and bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
These muffins will make a great breakfast choice!