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plate of morning glory muffins with a bite taken out of the middle muffin

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins (Vegan + Gluten Free)

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5 from 4 reviews

  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 6 muffins 1x


Healthy morning glory muffins that are hearty & delicious thanks to the oats, carrots, apples, raisins & walnuts. Tender, moist & great for breakfast or snacking! (Vegan + Gluten Free)


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 F and line or grease 6 muffin cups. 
  2. Into a blender add in the the apple sauce, almond butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract and apple cider vinegar and blend until smooth. Next add in the oatmeal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt and blend until combined. You may need to add in 1-2 tbsp of water or non dairy milk depending on how much moisture your apple sauce has (see video for batter consistency). Fold in shredded apples, carrots, walnuts and raisins. 
  3. Divide batter between the 6 muffin cups and then bake for 5 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 F and bake for another 15-18 minutes. 
  4. Let the muffins cool in the pan for 3 minutes and then carefully transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely. 


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 23 minutes
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: vegan, gluten free, north american


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 14.7g
  • Sodium: 318mg
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.7gg
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 39.8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 6.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0