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Carrot Pear Muffins

A healthy recipe for muffins made with carrots, pears, whole wheat flour, oats, and no refined sugar.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time38 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: muffins, carrots, pears, maple syrup, healthy, whole wheat
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 198kcal
Author: Taylor

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup shredded carrots about 2 large carrots
  • 1 cup shredded pear about 1 large pear
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, eggs, Greek yogurt, maple syrup, and vanilla extract.
  • Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and stir with a spatula until just combined.
  • Fold in the shredded carrots, pears, and pecans until evenly combined.
  • Evenly distribute the batter among the 12 muffin cups.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 18-20 minutes, until the tops of the muffins are set and a toothpick comes out clean. Watch for them around 18 minutes to be sure they don't overbake.
  • Cool and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 240mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1830IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg