These delicious muffins are jam-packed full of beta-carotene goodness, to help improve your eye health and vision. This important vitamin is also vital for a strong functioning immune system and for beautiful healthy skin. Perfect for school lunch boxes or for an afternoon treat with a herbal tea.
Wholemeal carrot & apple muffins
1 ½ cups organic wholemeal flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
2 tablespoons organic coconut oil
1/2 cup organic raw honey
1 organic egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 medium organic carrots, grated (makes 1 cup)
2 tablespoons flaxseeds or sunflower seeds plus extra for topping
1 heap tablespoon sultanas
Preheat oven to 180*C. Line a 12 hole muffin tin with paper muffin cups.
In a large bowl place dry ingredients and mix until well combined.
In a smaller bowl whisk all wet ingredients (except carrot) together until well combined.
Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and slowly pour in wet ingredients, mixing gently. Don’t over mix.
Gently fold through carrot, seeds and sultanas and then place mixture in muffin cups.
Sprinkle with seeds and bake for around 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out cleanly from the centers.