These Gluten Free Morning Glory Muffins are a sweet and hearty breakfast recipe that will keep you full until lunch. These secretly healthy muffins are gluten free, vegan, and sneak in a serving of fruit and vegetables.
Muffins are a quick and easy grab-and-go breakfast. The problem is, most muffins are more like cupcakes in disguise than they are a health food. They are often overly loaded with unhealthy fats, sugars, and preservatives, and can leave you hungry within an hour or two of breakfast.
These homemade Morning Glory Muffins are the exception. They use whole grains, natural sweeteners, and healthy fats to charge your morning. Nuts and seeds step in to add some needed protein. These muffins are a complete grab and go breakfast.
These muffins also sneak in an extra serving of fruits and vegetables, and who doesn’t want to eat their veggies in sweet muffin form! Applesauce, dates, and bananas help to sweeten the muffins naturally and add up to a serving of fruit. Carrots, the signature Morning Glory Muffin ingredient, create great texture and a carrot cake flavor.
These muffins also work as a great afternoon snack. They are so satisfying that they will keep us good and full until dinner.
Shredded coconut adds great flavor and texture to these muffins, but can also help to keep us full. The fiber in coconut can make us feel fuller for longer and help to stop mindless mid-morning snacking. Coconut is also a great beauty food. Its healthy fat content nourishes our hair, skin, and nails keeping us looking and feeling our best.
Carrots are praised for their beta-carotene content, but these orange beauts have even more to offer. In addition to beta-carotene, carrots contain a host of additional antioxidants which can increase heart health, promote good vision, and protect us against cancer.