Throwback Thursday: Superhero Muffins

August 23, 2018

Today I am revisiting Run Fast. Eat Slow. to bring you a muffin recipe that I’ve been making over and over again.

Superhero Muffins

2 cups almond meal
1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup raisins
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup grated zucchini
1 cup grated carrots
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease or line a 12-cup muffin tin.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the almond meal, oats, spices, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the eggs, zucchini, carrots, butter, maple syrup, and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients, mixing until just combined. The batter will be thick.
  4. Spoon the batter into the muffin cups, filling each to the brim. (I use an ice cream scoop to fill the tins.) Bake until the muffins are nicely browned on top and a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, 25 to 35 minutes.

My notes: These are super versatile. Instead of chocolate chips, you could add raisins or chopped dates. You could also add 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts. If you don’t have carrots, just use extra zucchini. Any of these combinations will be healthy and delicious. Enjoy!

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