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Healthy Flax Seed Muffins

These fiber and protein filled muffins are the perfect snack between meals. If you want to increase the sweetness, try replacing the apples with bananas.

Healthy Flax Seed Muffins






  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup ground flax seeds
  • 3/4 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, finely shredded
  • 2 apples, peeled and shredded
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1 cup nuts, chopped
  • 1 cup milk or alternative
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons avocado or coconut oil

How to Make It

Pulse the flax seed in an electric coffee grinder to a granular, free-flowing meal.

Mix together flour, ground flaxseed, oat bran, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl.

Stir in carrots, apples, raisins (if desired) and nuts.

Combine milk, beaten eggs, vanilla, and oil.

Pour liquid ingredients into dry ingredients.

Stir until ingredients are moistened. Do not over mix.

Fill muffin cups ¾ full. Bake at 350°F/180°C for 15-20 minutes.

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