Zucchini Apple Oatmeal Muffins

Zucchini Apple Muffins
Recipe: Makes about 16 muffins

Dry Ingredients:
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 heaping teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
pinch of salt
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Wet Ingredients:
~2 cups grated organic zucchini
1 organic apple, grated
1 organic apple, diced
1 free range egg
1 free range egg white
1/4 -1/2 cup pure agave or honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/3 cup of unsweetened organic applesauce
3 tbls canola oil

Preheat oven to 350F and line muffin cups with paper liners. Grate zucchini by hand or using a food processor, then gently squeeze grated zucchini to remove some of the water.

In a medium-sized bowl, beat egg, egg white, then add vanilla, sugar, and agave nectar and mix to combine. Stir in the grated zucchini, and apple then the oil and applesauce.

In a smaller bowl, combine whole wheat flour, oats, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt. Stir dry ingredients into the zucchini mixture, then fold in chopped walnuts and apples.

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let muffins cool a few minutes in the muffin tin or cups, then remove and cool a few minutes more.

Nutrition Facts
16 Servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 145.0
Total Fat 6.3 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Cholesterol 13.3 mg
Sodium 126.0 mg
Potassium 104.1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
Sugars 7.0 g
Protein 3.8 g
Vitamin A 0.5 %
Vitamin B-12 0.5 %
Vitamin B-6 2.1 %
Vitamin C 0.2 %
Vitamin D 0.4 %
Vitamin E 3.9 %
Calcium 1.2 %
Copper 7.0 %
Folate 3.0 %
Iron 4.2 %
Magnesium 7.0 %
Manganese 36.8 %
Niacin 1.1 %
Pantothenic Acid 2.3 %
Phosphorus 8.3 %
Riboflavin 2.5 %
Selenium 1.7 %
Thiamin 7.2 %
Zinc 4.3 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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