Oatmeal Raisin Carrot Breakfast Muffins

To help you with your New Year Resolution of eating breakfast daily, here is a kid friendly, healthy, make-ahead recipe to enjoy daily.  With bananas, carrots, raisins, and oats, you can send your kids to school with a healthy breakfast on the go and avoid colored, sugared cereals.  And as always, this is a simple recipe that can be made by kids, especially on snow days that may be lacking in snow (talking to you Charlotte, NC)

Components of a Healthy Breakfast

✅Fruit ✅Veggies ✅Protein ✅Healthy Fats ✅Complex Carbs

Ingredients:

Mix the following dry ingredients together – 

  • 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed organic coconut sugar (more antioxidants and minerals, lower glycemic index then regular brown sugar)
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt (again more minerals and antioxidants)
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup raisins

Mix the following wet ingredients together

  • 1 large egg
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup organic whole milk (do not be afraid of healthy fats)
  • 2 cups of shredded carrots (shred on the smallest holes possible)
  • 1 medium banana, mashed (excellent use for frozen bananas)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F, 200 degrees C
  2. Grease muffin pan with virgin coconut oil
  3. Mix wet ingredients with dry ingredients until well blended
  4. Distribute evenly into muffin tins
  5. Bake for 20-25 min, until toothpick inserted in centre comes out clean

 

Idea modified from Pip and Ebby and Martha Stewart.

In good health,  Ana-Maria Temple, MD


7 thoughts on “Oatmeal Raisin Carrot Breakfast Muffins

  1. These are delicious! I’d run out of EVOO so I used avocado oil, and my mixture was a bit on the sloppy side so I added a scoop of protein powder. Thank you for sharing! Miss you to bits x

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  2. I’m always in a rush in the morning and finding a quick and health breakfast for Makayla to eat has become a challenge. After sampling one myself, I didn’t think she’d care for it as it wouldn’t be sweet enough for her and I also used whole wheat flour rather than white flour. Turns out, she LOVED IT! I didn’t mention the shredded carrot, whole wheat flour or banana..just said they were raisin muffins and she happily gobbled it up. Thank you! Please add more recipes! 🙂

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