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While muffins are delicious…they are not always nutritious and often put a huge dent in the calorie bucket for the day! With this recipe, you can have a nutrient-dense, low calories muffins for breakfast without all of the guilt.

Hearty Breakfast Muffins
Serves 12
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  1. 3/4 cup flour (gluten free or wheat)
  2. 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
  3. 1/2 cup quick oats
  4. 1/2 cup raisins
  5. 1 cup shredded carrots
  6. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  7. 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  8. 2 teaspoons baking soda
  9. 1 teaspoon cardamom
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. 1 pinch ginger powder
  12. 3 large eggs
  13. 3/4 cup plain, 2% Greek yogurt
  14. 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  15. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 12 cup muffin pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, and oats. Then, mix in raisins, carrots, walnuts, cinnamon, baking soda, cardamom, salt and ginger.
  3. Make a well in the center of the mixture.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, yogurt, applesauce, and vanilla. Pour wet ingredients into the well of the dry ingredients and mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
  5. Spoon batter into muffin pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow muffins to cool for 5 minutes,
  1. Nutrition facts (per muffin): 145 calories, 5g fat, 21g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 5.5g protein, 26% DV vitamin A
Nutrition by Erin