Welcome to AK Zucchini Week Day 2 and welcome to your new beloved way to take in veggies for breakfast. These early morning glory zucchini carrot muffins are like your favorite zucchini bread and cozy carrot cake experienced a toddler and definitely make the Finest breakfast or snack.

Following generating my Chunky Monkey Zucchini Banana Muffins a couple of several years back I realized I wanted to perfect a further super nutritious and mouth watering zucchini muffin. These babies are kid-welcoming (Sidney gobbled these up in the early morning), easy to personalize with your fav combine-ins and flavor even more scrumptious as the days go on!

Bake a batch or two and freeze some for afterwards — they are truly the very best on-the-go snack.

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Mornings manufactured greater with zucchini carrot muffins

Get completely ready to definitely tumble in appreciate with these wholesome zucchini carrot muffins. These muffins are:

  • Naturally sweetened with a bit of pure maple syrup.
  • Packed with sneaky veggie many thanks to each zucchini and carrot.
  • Delightful straight from the oven and even far more flavorful as the days go on.
  • The perfect breakfast or snack that kiddos will enjoy!

ingredients for healthy zucchini carrot muffins in bowls

What you will need to have to make healthy zucchini carrot muffins

These straightforward, nutritious zucchini carrot muffins use a combine of fresh new make and plenty of pantry staples for a great, perfectly sweet muffin you will arrive back again to time and time yet again. Here’s what you’ll want to make them:

  • Veggies: you’ll need to have a zucchini and a pair of massive carrots to insert dampness and vitamins to these carrot zucchini muffins.
  • Applesauce: a minor unsweetened applesauce adds additional humidity and flavor to the muffins.
  • Maple syrup: these healthy zucchini carrot muffins are obviously sweetened with some pure maple syrup!
  • Eggs: you will also need 2 eggs in the muffins.
  • Coconut oil: a little bit of coconut oil presents the muffins the excellent texture.
  • Flour: these muffins are built with a blend of nutritious oat flour and all reason flour to keep them good and fluffy.
  • Coconut: unsweetened shredded coconut tends to make them flavor like your fav carrot cake!
  • Spices: gotta have cozy cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Baking staples: do not ignore the vanilla extract, baking soda & salt.
  • Blend-ins: include some walnuts or pecans and raisins or chopped Medjool dates for fantastic texture in each and every chunk.

mixing carrot zucchini muffin batter in a bowl

Basic component swaps

Out of a couple of elements? Here’s what I can propose for swaps in these child-pleasant zucchini carrot muffins:

  • For the applesauce: sense totally free to use 1 ripe mashed banana.
  • For the coconut oil: melted butter or vegan butter also is effective very well.
  • For the all goal flour: a 1:1 gluten free all intent flour ought to also work.

unbaked zucchini carrot muffins in a muffin tin

Make your own oat flour

Conveniently make your very own gluten cost-free oat flour by simply just putting rolled oats into a blender and mixing/pulsing until finally they’re easy and resemble flour. This is most likely the least expensive option. Get all of our guidelines & methods for making your very own oat flour here (plus recipes!)

kid-friendly zucchini carrot muffins in a muffin tin

Suggestions for baking with zucchini

  • Use the compact facet of your grater so that you get small shreds of zucchini.
  • Squeeze out your zucchini shreds as significantly as probable to get all of the surplus liquid out.
  • Measure the shreds ahead of you squeeze the dampness out.
  • Experience totally free to shred a bunch of zucchini and freeze it for later! Comply with my suggestions and tricks here.

healthy carrot zucchini muffins

Storing strategies

  • To store: really feel absolutely free to keep these carrot zucchini muffins at home temp for one particular day, then I suggest storing them in the refrigerator. They get even more flavorful as the days go on! Only warm them up in the microwave.
  • To freeze: allow the muffins to amazing totally then place in an airtight container and freeze for up to 3 months. As soon as completely ready to reheat, you can thaw at place temperature, or warmth up in the microwave in 30 second intervals.

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I hope you like these early morning glory zucchini carrot muffins! If you make them be positive to leave a remark and a rating so I know how you liked them. Love, xo!

Recipe by: Evi Madison // SRCooking | Photography by: Consume Like Eats