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Recipes

Apple Muffins

Preparation

20 minutes

Cooking

25 minutes

Total

45 minutes

Portion(s)

12 portions

Ingredients

  • 250 mL (1 cup) unsweetened applesauce
  • 250 mL (1 cup) unsweetened vegetable drink (see note)
  • 125 mL (½ cup) maple syrup
  • 80 mL (1/3 cup) natural nut butter
  • 10 mL (2 teaspoons) vanilla extract
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) white vinegar
  • 500 mL (2 cups) whole wheat flour
  • 10 mL (2 teaspoons) baking powder
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) baking soda
  • 5 mL (1 teaspoon) cinnamon
  • 2 small apples, seeded and diced
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

 

Note: Soy beverage is suggested since it is higher in protein. However, any plant-based beverage or milk is fine for this recipe.

 

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F) and grease 12 muffin cups. 
  2. In a large bowl, combine applesauce, vegetable drink, maple syrup, nut butter, vanilla extract and vinegar. 
  3. Add flour, baking powder and cinnamon and mix well. Add apples and walnuts, reserving a few pieces to decorate muffins. 
  4. Divide the mixture between the muffin cups and top with the reserved apple and walnut pieces. 
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. 
  6. Let cool before unmolding and enjoying.

 

Nutritional Information

Calories 200 kcal
Fat 6 g
Carbohydrates 32 g
Fibre 5 g
Protein 5 g
Sodium 8 mg

Can be kept for 4 days in the refrigerator or 2 months in the freezer.

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