Wholesome Zucchini Blueberry Muffins

A delicious mix between a blueberry muffin and zucchini bread, say hello to my Wholesome Zucchini Blueberry Muffins! Made with white whole wheat flour, applesauce, olive oil, coconut oil, almond milk, maple syrup, and honey. No dairy and no sugar added! The moisture from the zucchini and applesauce provides the perfect texture for these scrumptious muffins. The whole wheat flour satiates your hunger and makes you fell fuller longer. And these muffins pack a punch with one serving of your daily fruit and veggies. Win-win situation if you ask me!
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I was inspired to create this recipe from, well, what was in my refrigerator. Pretty glamorous right? But honestly, being a good steward of what you have on hand is a great lesson to learn. 

 

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Satisfy even the pickiest of eaters with this amazing recipe! 

 

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Wholesome Zucchini Blueberry Muffins
 
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini (typically 1 small-medium zucchini)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp coconut oil (melted, at room temperature)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 12 cup muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the wet ingredients: shredded zucchini, honey, maple syrup, vanilla extract, applesauce, olive oil, coconut oil, egg, and almond milk. Whisk together until thoroughly mixed.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients, careful not to overmix. Finally add in the blueberries.
  5. Using a spoon or ladle, fill each muffin tin cup approximately 3/4 of the way full.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown. Serve immediately.
 

 

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