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Make Egg-free and Vegan using chia | flax eggs + adding 1/4 cup apple sauce to add moisture to the muffins.
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Healthy Carrot Zucchini Muffins
PREHEAT OVEN 350F / 175C
LINE muffin tin with muffin papers or grease tray
WET ingredients mash banana then whisk in olive oil, maple syrup, vanilla and eggs | vegan eggs creating a light batter. STIR in grated carrot and zucchini, mix well.
ADD DRY ingredients, stir until just combined into a thicker batter. FOLD in seeds/nuts if using
SPOON batter into lined muffin tin filling ¾ full. GARNISH tops with 2tbsp oats, seeds, nuts – optional
BAKE 20-25mins until cooked = when top springs back or inserted skewer comes out clean.
COOL on a wire cooling rack; STORE in an airtight container.
*VEGAN Eggs = chia seeds or ground flaxseed 2tbsp + 6 tbsp water; mix and rest 5mins to form a “gel”.
**MAKING VEGAN ADD 1/4cup apple sauce to add moisture + 1/2 teaspoon extra baking powder.
*ADD NUTS & SEEDS – I like pumpkin seeds or walnuts in this recipe, roughly chopped