These Healthy Morning Glory Muffins are chock-full of wholesome ingredients like whole wheat flour, unsweetened apple sauce, carrots, coconut, orange, walnuts, and sunflower seeds! They are the perfect on-the- go breakfast, snack and ideal for packing along in the lunch box!
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian, North American
Keyword carrot, morning glory, muffins
Special Diet Dairy-free, Vegetarian, Weight Watchers
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Scatter walnuts on sheet and bake for 7-10 minutes until fragrant. Cool and set aside. *You can chop them once cooled, if you're not using pre-chopped walnuts.
Line a 12 cup muffin pan with liners or non-stick cooking spray.
Add the flours, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, oats and zest into a medium mixing bowl and stir together.
Add the walnuts and shredded carrots to dry ingredient mixture.
Add brown sugar, eggs, applesauce, and vanilla to a separate large mixing bowl and stir until combined.
Add the flour and carrot mixture to the egg mixture, then add coconut.
Mix until combined.
Scoop the batter evenly among the 12 prepared muffin cups and sprinkle on sunflower seeds, dividing seeds evenly between all 12 muffins
Bake until a tester inserted in the middle comes out clean (about 20 -22 minutes)
Cool on wire rack for at least 10 minutes.
📋Healthy Morning Glory Muffins recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 211Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Vitamin A 4107IU82%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.