Spicy Keto Tuna Melt Muffins with Celery
Keto tuna melt is one of my all-time favourite keto snacks. I love to make egg cups as an after-school snack for my little one to eat when she gets in and when I stumbled upon this recipe on Pinterest, I had to give it a try.
Before going keto, tuna sandwiches were one of my favourite things to eat. I’d have two sandwiches every morning for breakfast maybe 4 or five times a week. Whew, no wonder I was struggling to maintain my weight eating all that bread!
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I was so happy to find this tuna melt recipe that incorporated one of my favourite snack. This is one of the things I love about keto, all the yummy foods that’s allowed on this way of eating. This helps to make it more of a long-term lifestyle and less of a restrictive diet for me.
Keto Tuna Melt Muffins
If you’re struggling to get your children or family in general to eat more vegetables, or heck, if you’re struggling to get more veggies into your diet, egg cups are a great way to do this.
They’re truly so versatile that all you need to do is whip up some eggs and heavy whipping cream with your
No muffin pan or cups? No problem, bake it in a glass dish to make an egg bake, something I show off here before I got my silicone cups.
The best thing about egg cups is that they freeze well which means they’re great as a keto meal prep breakfast, lunch or snack. With all the delicious varieties of egg cups you could make, it’s a great way to wean kids off unhealthy snacks and start transitioning them to a healthier low carb lifestyle. Here’s how I approach the keto diet with my kid.
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How to Make Tuna Melt Cups
Now, if you’re really feeling for the traditional tuna melt, you could simply swap out the bread for the keto version. I do this sometimes to satisfy my bread cravings.
I use my favourite coconut flour egg loaf recipe as the base, layer it with tuna, tomatoes and cheese and pop that bad boy in the toaster oven open faced for a delicious keto meal.
But let’s get into this almost zero carb version. The best cheese for a tuna melt cup is gonna be your standard sharp cheddar cheese but feel free to use your favourite variety.
With 11g of protein and 1.5 net grams of carbs total, this recipe is a winner for me.
Spicy Keto Tuna Melt Muffins
Great keto snack for kids or for keto meal prep.
- 1 can tuna (flaked)
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
- 1 stalk celery (finely chopped)
- salt and pepper (to taste)
- 1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°
Mix all ingredients together in a bowl
Place mixture in greased muffin pan, silicone cups or glass dish
Bake for 25 minutes and enjoy!
Thee will last 4-5 days in a refrigerator or can be frozen for easy grab and go keto meals.
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I made these for dinner and they were moist and delicious. I added some smoked paprika along with the cayenne pepper. I used silicone baking cups, first time and I will definitely make these again!