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Morning Glory Muffins

Wake Up With These Healthy Muffins

Tips and tricks for healthier cooking in the new year.
Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 medium ripe Hass avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1/2 cup low fat milk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup low fat milk
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1t pure vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1/4cup ground flax seed
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 t pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking Directions

    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. Set aside.

    Puree avocado and 1/2 cup milk together in blender and pour into medium mixing bowl. Add next 5 wet ingredients to avocado mixture and whisk well. Stir in carrots. Set aside.

    Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl, set aside. Make a well in dry ingredients and add wet ingredients, stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.

    Fill muffin cups evenly bake about 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Enjoy!

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

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