Oatmeal Carrot Cake Muffins

Hey Everyone!  It has been a while since I posted a new recipe so here is one for you to try out this week.  A great breakfast option for a family on the go.  Healthy ingredients and tasty too.  Breakfast is so important for getting your metabolism burning and minimizing those late morning cravings, so make these on the weekend and enjoy an easy and quick breakfast all week!  Take good care of yourselves out there!

Oatmeal Carrot Cake Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Splenda
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ cups carrots, shredded
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple in 100% juice, with juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine oats with milk,  mix well and set aside
  3. Combine flour and brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt, mix well and set aside
  4. Combine oat mixture with carrots, raisins, pineapple with juice, eggs, applesauce, and vanilla and mix well
  5. Add to dry ingredients and mix just until moist
  6. Scoop into muffin tins sprayed with cooking spray
  7. Bake x 30 minutes or until desired doneness

Make 16 muffins

Each muffin has approximately: 123 calories/4 grams protein/3 grams fiber

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One Response

  1. Will be making these! Thanks! J

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