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Carrot Apple Muffins


1 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 cup grated carrots
1 cup grated apple
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 large eggs , lightly beaten
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup canola or safflower oil
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter and flour a 12-cup standard muffin tin or use muffin papers. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine carrots, applesauce, eggs, milk, oil and vanilla.
  5. Add half the carrot mixture to the flour mixture, stir until blended then add the rest of the carrot mixture.
  6. Repeat same step with apple mixture.
  7. Spoon batter into muffin cups and bake about 20 minutes or until a toothpick in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Serve warm.
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