Loaded Whole Wheat Carrot Muffins
- Servings Per Recipe: 16
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 116.9
- Total Fat: 3.9 g
- Cholesterol: 12.3 mg
- Sodium: 29.2 mg
- Total Carbs: 21.4 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
- Protein: 3.2 g
IntroductionWhole wheat muffins filled with carrots, apples, coconut, walnuts and oats. Apple sauce and yogurt replace most of the oil. So good and good for you! Whole wheat muffins filled with carrots, apples, coconut, walnuts and oats. Apple sauce and yogurt replace most of the oil. So good and good for you!
1.5 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup oats plus 1 T for sprinkling on top
tsp baking powder
tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup apple sauce
2 cups grated carrot
1/2 cup grated apple
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup coconut flakes
Optional replacements that taste great:
-1/2 cup canned pineapple for the applesauce
-3/4 cup buttermilk for the yogurt and milk
-Tbsp ground flax seed and 2 Tbsp water for the egg
-Replace apple sauce with cup mashed banana
-Replace brown sugar with honey or maple syrup and omit the milk.
-Slowly add the wet into the dry until just combined then stir in the walnuts and coconut.
-Pour into 16 oiled muffin tins.
-Sprinkle tops with the Tbsp of oats
-Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
Serving Size: Makes 16 muffins