Tara’s Version of Morning Glory Muffins
2 cups whole wheat flour
1.5 cups all-purpose flour
1.5 cups unflavoured or vanilla protein powder. (I used Ultimate High Alpha’s unflavoured protein powder)
2 cups sugar, I used 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup raw sugar.
2 Tbsp. /30ml cinnamon
4 tsp/20ml baking soda
1 tsp /5ml salt
1.5 cups apple sauce
1 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp/10ml vanilla
4 cups grated carrot
2 medium tart apples, grated
2 – 8oz cans crushed pineapple, drained (save the juice for your morning smoothie!)
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Preheat oven to 350⁰, prep your muffin pans.
In a large bowl combine dry ingredients: flour, protein powder, sugar, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.
In another bowl combine wet ingredients: eggs, apple sauce, oil and vanilla.
Add wet to dry and stir until just combined.
Stir in all other ingredients.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.