Healthy Flax Seed Muffins

Delicious vegetarian flax seed muffins
Dish Type: baking, breakfast Lifestyle: dairy free, vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) All-Purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) Ground Flax Seeds
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) Oat bran
  • 1 cup (240 ml) Brown sugar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) Baking soda
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) Salt
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups (360 ml) Carrots, finely shredded
  • 2 Apples, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) Raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup (240 ml) Nuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) Milk or alternative
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Vegetable oil 

Instructions

  1. Pulse the flax seed in an electric coffee grinder to a granular, free-flowing meal
  2. Mix together flour, ground flaxseed, oat bran, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl
  3. Stir in carrots, apples, raisins (if desired) and nuts
  4. Combine milk, beaten eggs, vanilla, and oil
  5. Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients
  6. Stir until ingredients are moistened. Do not over mix.
  7. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 15-20 minutes.