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Gluten Free Apple Carrot Quinoa Mini Muffins (No Sugar Added)

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 68kcal
Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup ground flax seed
  • ¼ cup arrowroot flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla liquid Stevia
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 apple or 1 cup chopped apple with skin
  • 1 cup grated carrot

Instructions

  • Bring water and quinoa to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cook for 12-15 minutes until water is absorbed. Add salt and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a food processor combine the rest of the ingredients and add the cooled quinoa.
  • Process until combined well.
  • Pour mixture into 24 mini muffin cups.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Remove and cool on a wire rack.
  • Once cooled add cream cheese frosting if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 2g | Calories: 68kcal | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 137mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2.5g