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dairy-free morning glory muffins are a delicious healthy school snack
Healthy Morning Glory Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Resting Time
10 mins
Total Time
35 mins

These healthy Morning Glory Muffins are a delicious way to sneak extra veggies and fruit into your day.  These muffins are a delicious 100% whole grain treat.  Plus, there is a gluten-free option!

Course: Breakfast, Muffins, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy kid snacks, healthy morning glory muffin recipe, healthy muffins, how to make healthy morning glory muffins
Servings: 16 muffins
Calories: 108 kcal
  • 4 large carrots * (grated, ~ 2 cups)
  • ½ cup raisins *
  • 1 large apple * (cored and grated, ~ 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 large eggs **(Vegan Option: use a combination of flax eggs and applesauce, see notes below)
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ½ tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (Gluten Free Option: use 1/3 cup coconut flour or 1 cup oat flour instead of whole wheat flour)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Line muffin pans with 16 paper muffin cups

  3. Measure grated carrots, grated apple, raisins, ground cinnamon, ground cloves, eggs (or vegan option), oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract into a medium size mixing bowl.  Stir until well combined

  4. Add whole wheat flour (or coconut flour or oat flour), baking powder, baking soda, and salt to the carrot mixture and stir until thoroughly combined

  5. Scoop 1/4 cup of muffin batter into prepared muffin cups.  An ice cream scoop makes it easy to create uniform size muffins

  6. Bake muffins in preheated oven for 22 to 25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean

  7. Let muffins cool before serving
Recipe Notes

Note: Each muffin contains 3 grams of added sugar (from maple syrup).