Gluten-Free Apple Zucchini Muffins

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Not strictly a traditional muffin recipe. These delicious gluten free apple zucchini muffins are moist with a fresh apple flavour. Since they are dairy free and egg free they will compliment most diets. Starting your day with a muffin that is rich in protein, fiber and vitamin C will give you lasting energy. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water and 2 tbsp. flax seed (soak for 30 minutes)
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder (preferably aluminum free)
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 cup grated apple with skin on (approx. 1 large apple)
  • 1 cup grated zucchini with skin on (approx.1 medium size zucchini)
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla
  • NOTE: All ingredients including spices must be gluten-free and preferably organic
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 F and line a muffin pan with paper liners
  • In a large bowl combine flours, baking soda, baking powder and sea salt
  • In another bowl add flax mix, apple, zucchini, orange juice, coconut oil, maple syrup/agave nectar and vanilla and whisk together
  • Add wet ingredients to dry and mix until a smooth
  • Bake for 30 – 35 minutes or until golden. Cool the muffins in the pan for 10 minutes, and then transfer onto a cooling rack


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