5 from 5 votes
Overloaded Morning Glory Muffins {Gluten-free Version}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Resting Time
10 mins
Total Time
35 mins

These healthier Morning Glory Muffins are a delicious way to sneak extra veggies and fruit into your day. 

Course: Breakfast, Muffins, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, healthy morning glory muffin recipe, how to make healthy morning glory muffins
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 151 kcal
  • cups grated carrots* approximately 2 medium size carrots
  • ½ cup raisins*
  • apple* cored and grated (~1 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • large eggs
  • ½ cup canola oil** or avocado oil
  • ¼ cup coconut sugar or maple syrup
  • ½ tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Line muffin pan with 12 paper cups

  3. Mix carrots, apples and raisins in a bowl

  4. Add cinnamon and cloves to carrot mixture, stir and set aside

  5. Combine eggs, oil, maple syrup, and vanilla in a separate medium-size bowl and mix until well blended

  6. Combine coconut flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium 

  7. Add coconut flour to egg mixture and mix until uniform.  Mixture will thicken as the coconut flour absorbs liquid

  8. Add the carrot mixture and stir until thoroughly combined

  9. Scoop 1/4 cup of batter into prepared muffin cups (an ice cream scoop makes this easy and uniform)
  10. Bake in preheated oven for 22 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean
  11. Let muffins cool before serving