Ingredient List
For the Muffins:
  • 1 ¾ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel, grated
  • 1 cups carrots, grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¾ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
For the muffins
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a muffin pan(s) with paper liners.

  • In a large mixing bowl, blend flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.

  • Add raisins and mix to coat.

  • Combine orange peel and grated carrots. Add to flour mixture.

  • In a small bowl, combine egg, maple syrup, orange juice, oil and vanilla.

  • Stir into wet ingredients into flour mixture until just combined.

  • Fill muffin cups two-thirds full with batter.

  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Let the muffins cool 5 minutes in the pan, then remove to a rack.

  • Per Serving (1 muffin): 206 calories, 77 calories from fat, 9g fat, 1g saturated fat, 13mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 30g total carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 16g sugars, 3g protein, 102mg Potassium

  • Image: Carrot Raisin Muffins.

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