Morning Glory Muffins

sugar free morning glory muffins
Morning Glory Muffins gluten free sugar free
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Many are preparing for back to school in Sept, so I thought I’d share a recipe that’s great to have on hand if you need a quick breakfast or snack that the whole fam will enjoy – and is super healthy, too! ⁣

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?1/3 cup unsweetened cranberries⁣
?1/3 cup pumpkin seeds (or sub: sunflower seeds, sesame seeds or coconut flakes – or some of each!)⁣
?1 ¼ cup grated zucchini⁣
?2 cups grated carrot⁣
?4 tsp. grated ginger ⁣
?1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut⁣
?¼ cup maple syrup or honey⁣
?¼ cup unsweetened apple sauce⁣
?3 eggs or sub 3 flax “eggs”⁣
?2 tsp. vanilla extract⁣
?½ cup coconut oil melted⁣
?¼ cup unsweetened plain nut milk (eg almond or coconut)⁣
?1 ½ cups almond flour⁣
?½ cup g/f flour (I like oat flour, or chickpea flour for extra protein)⁣
?2 tsp. Cinnamon⁣
?1 tsp. baking powder⁣
?¼ tsp. baking soda⁣
?½ tsp. salt⁣

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.⁣
2. Line muffin tin(s) with 15 paper liners (or use silicone muffin cups)⁣
3. In a large bowl, combine flours, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, salt. Whisk to combine.⁣
4. In a 2nd large bowl, combine zucchini, carrot, and ginger. Mix in the eggs, coconut oil, maple syrup, apple sauce, cranberries & seeds and vanilla. Mix just until combined.⁣
5. Carefully mix 1/2 of dry ingredients into the wet. Then add nut milk and mix just until combined. Add remaining dry ingredients. ⁣
6. Divide the batter into the muffin cups.⁣
7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until knife inserted in the middle comes out clean. After removing from the oven, cool in muffin tin for 3-5 minutes. Then remove muffins from the tin and continue to cool on a cooling rack.⁣

Adapted from the inspiring @almostproperly ?

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