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Apple Cinnamon Flax Mini Muffins

Cooking is a big passion of mine. I love to take ingredients from scratch and turn them into something delicious. Cooking gives you the freedom to combine any foods and spices and turn them into your own masterpiece. When it comes to baking however, I always hit a road block. Baking is more difficult for me because I feel like it restricts you to having to follow every recipe step by step. If you change one small thing you are risking messing the whole thing up.

Baking with clean ingredients gives you some of that same freedom cooking gives you. At least this is what I have found from personal experience. Clean ingredients are much more versatile and easier to work with. Another great reason to eat healthy foods.

These Apple Cinnamon Flax Mini Muffins are super clean. They are a great source of fiber and are made with fresh apples. These mini muffins are super moist and fluffy and make the perfect snack for your little ones. They are also great to be given to your baby as finger food to promote self feeding. It gets even better though,  you can also have them for breakfast. They are gluten-free and dairy-free for those who have allergies.

Add these into your baking activities with your kids. They will love baking them with you and eating them after. Promoting healthy eating habits from an early age is very beneficial for our kids. They will grow to make much healthier food choices.

 

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Apple Cinnamon Flax Mini Muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Angelica Arias The Peachee Pear

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flax seed meal
  • 1 cup pink lady apple (about 1 apple)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp water

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl combine flax meal, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, salt and baking soda.

  3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and combine with oil, vanilla and syrup.

  4. Combine wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Mix well and add water. Mix and let sit.

  5. Peel apple and chop up into small squares and fold into batter.

  6. Grease mini muffin pan and scoop batter into it.

  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Let cool and enjoy! 

 

These Apple Cinnamon Flax Mini Muffins are the perfect healthy and clean treat. Not only are they gluten-free, they are super nutritious. Make them today!

16 Comments

  1. Yummy! Will these freeze very well? I’m putting together some post par-tum snacks for myself and my hubby, trying to make as much as I can before our little bean is born.

    1. Aww congratulations!! Yes they’re perfectly fine to freeze. Just thaw out and reheat in oven for about 5 minutes and 350 degrees.

  2. Micaeh

    These look delicious! I’m always on the hunt for healthy foods like this for the littles. Also, I’m exactly the opposite…I prefer baking over cooking because it’s so much easier for me to follow the recipe!

    1. Thank you! These are perfect for kids! My daughter loves these. Even now that she’s going through her picky eater phase. Lol that’s funny! I feel like most people prefer either or lol

  3. Shell

    Oh my gosh these look SO delicious!!!! Totally perfect for fall and I love you use flaxseed in them! Such a great way to sneak a little more healthy into them! I need to make these soon!

    1. Thank you! The flaxseed makes it so much healthier and also pretty tasty and guilt free! I highly recommend them!

  4. Wow, do you take these photos yourself?
    The food on your blog looks so inviting! Making me hungry ☺️

    1. Yes I do take all the pictures and edit them myself! Aww Thank you! That’s such a great compliment! 😊

  5. My husband would love these! Perfect for the fall too <3

    1. They’re so perfect for the fall!

  6. these look amazing and so yummy! Pinning this for later!

    1. Thank you! Let me know how you like them if you try them! 😊

  7. Amazing Site. Very much enjoyed reading.

    1. Aww thank you so much! 😊

  8. The thing i like about your blog is that you always post direct to the point info.”‘-’”

    1. Thank you! I try to do that every time!

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