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Banana, Carrot & Zucchini Muffins

These healthy muffins are the perfect grab and go snack

25 mins
8 ingredients
$0.50 / person
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Banana, Carrot & Zucchini Muffins

Gear

Ingredients

Serves = 6

  • 1 cup wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 small banana
  • 1 small carrot
  • 1/2 small zucchini
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup lite milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

It’s this easy

  • Preheat the oven to 180ºc and line a muffin tin with 6 paper cases
  • Add flour, egg, milk, honey, and cinnamon together in a bowl and stir until combined
  • Mash the banana and grate the carrot and zucchini, add these to the bowl and stir until combined
  • Spoon the mixture into patty cases and bake for 15 minutes or until golden

Tweaks

  • If you don't have a muffin tray but do have a slice baking tray you can also make it as a slice and cut into 6 pieces

Notes

Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (619kJ)
  • Protein (4.5g)
  • Total fat (1.5g)
  • Saturated fat (0.4g)
  • Carbohydrate (27.4g); Starch (16.0g), Sugars (11.4g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (7.8g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.6g)
  • Sodium (180mg)
  • Calcium (47mg)
  • Iron (0.8mg)

Allergies

Contains: Gluten, Dairy, Wheat, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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