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Gluten Free Dairy Free Morning Glory Muffins

My kids often don’t request the healthiest things for breakfast.  They often ask for cereal, poptarts or hotdogs (gasp).  I don’t give in to all of their requests, but I do enjoy giving them something they like (muffins) and something that is healthy for them.  These delicious muffins satisfy those two requirements.  They are loaded with nutrients, taste great and are easy to fix before school.

Gluten Free Dairy Free Morning Glory Muffins

Author/Source:   

mindy @ onceamonthmeals.com, adapted from Eating Well

Ingredients:  

  • 1 cup gluten free flour blend
  • 1/2 cup gluten free oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 medium eggs or egg substitute
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted if necessary
  • 2 cups carrots, shredded
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • nonstick cooking spray

Directions:

Combine flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and allspice in a medium bowl. In a large bowl, combine eggs, applesauce, honey and vanilla. Whisk in coconut oil. Gently stir in flour mixture until just combined. Fold in carrots, coconut and raisins. Divide batter among greased muffin pans and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes.

Freezing Directions:

Once cool, place in a gallon size freezer bag.  Remove as much air as possible, label & seal.  TO SERVE:  Thaw.  Serve at room temperature or heat for a few seconds.

Servings: 12 muffins

**conversion chart image provided by Erik Spiekermann

6 Responses to “Gluten Free Dairy Free Morning Glory Muffins”

  1. I’m a total fan of morning muffins and I also try to make them as healthy as possible. These are definitely going on my list of recipes to try.

  2. Lisa Henry says:

    What ratio of flour and starch would you suggest for the flour blend?

  3. April says:

    My 3 year old son and I made these today. The only change I made was adding chopped apples. They were moist and delicious. Thanks!

  4. Emily says:

    I didn’t have applesauce handy, but I did have an apple–I peeled it and chopped it up in the food processor and used it instead. The recipe still turned out delicious. Moist and sweet, but not too sweet. Thank you!

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