Carrot Applesauce Spelt Muffins (dairy free)

carrot muffinsThese muffins are the perfect on-the-go breakfast, pre workout snack, or just a pick me up when you need a quick sugar fix.  

Why i  these:

Spelt Flour Rich in niacin which helps with energy metabolism & supports the adrenals

Walnuts Rich in potassium, calcium, and magnesium

Applesauce  Applesauce is  full of nutrients, and is a healthy substitute for  butter/oil

  • DAIRY FREE
  • LOW IN FAT
  • VOID OF REFINED SUGAR
  • RICH IN NUTRIENTS
Carrot Applesauce Spelt Muffins
Serves 12
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup spelt flour
  2. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  3. 1 tsp baking soda
  4. 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  5. 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  6. 1/2 tsp pink salt
  7. 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  8. 1/2 cup raw honey (or maple syrup, coconut nectar, brown sugar)
  9. 2 egg whites (use a chia/flax "egg" for a vegan option)
  10. 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  11. 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  12. 3/4 cup finely shredded carrots ( 2-3 carrots)
  13. 1/4 cup shredded coconut (optional)
  14. 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin, or line with paper liners
  2. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt
  3. Stir in coconut oil, raw honey, egg whites, vanilla extract, and applesauce (Stir until everything is combined)
  4. Fold in carrots, coconut & walnuts ( do not over mix)
  5. Divide batter evenly among the muffins cups. Bake for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Remove and let cool for 5 minutes
  7. ENJOY!
Notes
  1. These muffins are not overly sweet. Slice muffin in half and spread with sugar free jam or your favourite nut butter
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