Kids' healthy morning glory muffins- winter edition
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Serves: 16 muffins
 
Delicious, soft, and easy to make! These kid loved morning glory muffins are made with whole grains, oranges, carrots, and seeds! They are dairy free- a great healthy kids breakfast recipe.
Ingredients
  • 1¼ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup oatmeal
  • ¼ cup wheat bran
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ⅓ cup coconut palm sugar OR brown sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
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  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup oil (mild flavoured)
  • ½ cup milk (dairy or unsweetened alternative)
  • 2 T orange juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
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  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds) or nuts, chopped small
  • 1 cup mandarin orange 'tidbits' (about 2 large or 3 small mandarin oranges)
  • 1 cup finely shredded carrots
Instructions
  1. Mix all dry ingredients in medium bowl.
  2. Mix wet ingredients in small bowl.
  3. Create a well in the middle of the dry ingredients and pour wet ingredients into it.
  4. Stir until just combined.
  5. Fold in raisins, seeds, orange tidbits, and carrots.
  6. Fill muffin tins nearly to the top (makes approximately 16 muffins).
  7. Bake at 400 degrees in lined or greased regular size muffin tins for 18 - 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Recipe by tiny tummy tales at http://www.tinytummytales.com/kids-healthy-morning-glory-muffins-winter-edition/