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WHOLE GRAIN MORNING GLORY POWER MUFFINS

In Evergreen, Food, Recipes, by Kay ProtheroeLeave a Comment

We are always looking for easy ways to reduce refined sugar in our eating without feeling deprived. When we create a recipe that is full of fibre, plant-based protein and superfood ingredients, like these morning glory power muffins we just have to share!

Say goodbye to refined sugar, high fructose corn syrup, sweets cravings and roller-coaster sugar crashes & say hello to sensible eating, satisfying snacks and full flavour!

What we lost:
  • white flour
  • refined sugar
  • chemical flavourings
  • preservatives.
What we gained:
  • whole grains
  • fibre
  • antioxidants
  • plant-based protein
  • omega 3 & 6
  • amazingly satisfying treats!

 

morning glory power muffins

Whole Grain Morning Glory Power Muffins

Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce can sub in greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup diced peeled apple or pear
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots chopped
  • 1/2 cup hemp hearts
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup dried flaked unsweetened coconut

Instructions

Instructions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the first 5 ingredients.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the next 5 ingredients; add to flour mixture and stir just until combined.
  • Add all remaining ingredients; stir gently until combined.
  • Spoon batter evenly into 16 paper-lined muffin tins. (or 12 full size & 20 mini muffins)
  • Bake until a deep golden brown colour, 25 to 30 minutes (18-20 minutes for mini muffins).
  • Enjoy!

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