Healthy Oat Muffins


Healthy Oat-Millet Muffins

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6


Dry Ingredients:
  • 3 cups of gluten-free rolled oats
  • ½ cup of millet, coarsely powdered
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Pie or Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • (or 1 Tablespoon cinnamon + ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg)
  • ½ Tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ Tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup walnut, pieces
  • 5 dates, finely chopped (optional)
Wet Ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup of unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 can crushed pineapple, juice separated, (optional)
  • 3 cups of banana purée (4-5 VERY RIPE bananas)
  • ~4 cups loosely packed raw shredded carrots
  • ~4 cups finely chopped or shredded apples (about 2-4 apples; use a sweet variety)
NOTE: Fruits in any proportion is OK, make sure you have atleast 2-3 cups total. You can use Zucchini, Cabbage etc.
Preparation Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Using the S blade of a food processor chop the dates finely by adding all the dry ingredients and processing for a few minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and set aside.
  3. In the same food processor puree ripe bananas, add apple cider vinegar and vanilla. Add apples and carrots and pulse to chop finely. Do not puree.
  4. In a large mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients.
  5. Make a well in the center and add all the liquid ingredients
  6. Use the technique of cut and fold. Do not overmix.
  7. Divide dough into 12 muffin tins. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Or until toothpick comes out clean
Note: The riper the bananas the sweeter the muffins will be. You can add a couple of dates if you want them sweeter.
Keyword cake, millet, oat, Whole Food

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