January 05, 2016
Healthy Orange Carrot Muffins
We're all trying to eat a little healthier these days. We're letting our bodies recover from the holidays and starting strong with resolutions, but if you've got a sweet tooth then breakfast can be one of the hardest meals to get right. Luckily, these Orange + Carrot muffins from our gal Luci are low in fat and high in guilt-free deliciousness. Naturally sweet carrots and a healthy dose of Vitamin C from means you're getting in your vitamins before you're even done with coffee. Bring on 2016, one resolution at a time. Orange + Carrot Muffins (12-14 large muffins) 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup nonfat greek yogurt 3 tbsp oil 2 tsp vanilla 4 eggs 1 tbsp orange zest 1/2 cup orange juice 2 cups shredded carrots 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (can use AP flour) 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Combine wet ingredients (sugar through carrots) in large bowl. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. 3. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients. 4. Fill greased muffin tins at least 3/4 full. 5. Bake 20-22 minutes and enjoy with coffee! Refrigerate within 24 hours.