Carrot, Apple, and Zucchini Muffins

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I'm learning to eat a more healthy diet. I couldn't find a recipe for all the ingredients that I wanted in my muffins, so I made up my own. They're yummy and they have so many healthy ingredients! This recipe makes 24 muffins or 12 mini-loaves.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen muffins

Ingredients

  • cooking spray

  • 1 cup shredded unpeeled zucchini

  • 1 cup shredded carrots

  • 1 large apple, cored and shredded

  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt

  • 1 cup sucralose and brown sugar blend (such as Splenda® brown sugar blend)

  • 2 eggs

  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce

  • ½ cup skim milk

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1 lemon, zest only

  • 1 orange, zest only

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat 24 muffin cups with cooking spray.

  2. Stir zucchini, carrots, and apple together in a large bowl. Mix in yogurt, sucralose and brown sugar blend, eggs, applesauce, skim milk, canola oil, lemon zest, and orange zest until thoroughly combined.

  3. Whisk all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice in a separate bowl. Gently stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients until just combined. Fold walnuts into batter. Pour batter into prepared muffin cups.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
4g Fat
22g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 4%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 231mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 137mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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