When you need a quick, on-the-go, healthy breakfast or snack ideas, we got you covered with carrot & quinoa muffins.
We used carrots in the recipe but you can also add bananas, sweet potato, or mixed berries. You can make this recipe your own. Quinoa is normally associated with lunch or dinner to make delicious and healthy salads, but it makes a great breakfast muffin!
We have grown to love this grain as it boosts so many health benefits, but did you know that you can also buy quinoa flour? Yep, that right, your favorite grain can now be made into healthy and nutty treats. Muffins are normally made with refined white sugar, eggs, and white flour. This recipe switches out these traditional ingredients for healthier ones.
Quinoa flour is one of the best flours on the market. Quinoa flour makes recipes light and delicious. Quinoa is an incredible source of protein and is a complete source of amino acids. Quinoa flour is a great to use not only in muffins but pancakes and waffles. Imagine the possibilities! Quinoa flour is also high in fiber which can help regulate your digestive system. This grain has been around for centuries but only in the past few years we have really grown to love this grain. The best part about this grain is that it’s gluten free. Quinoa is also low in calories and has a low glycemic index rating so it won’t spike your glucose levels and cause a crash later on during the day.
These perfect little muffins make a great brunch or breakfast idea anytime! Enjoy this aromatic muffin recipe!