There’s no excuse for grabbing something processed when you have this quick and easy apple muffin recipe on hand. You can make extra and freeze them so they are always handy.
And while you’re enjoying this delicious treat, you can feel great about the health benefits that you are providing for your body. Apples are one of those foods that helps to reduce C-reactive protein (a marker of inflammation) in the body that can lead to arthritis and heart disease. In addition, apples provide high levels of antioxidants vitamins A and C that will help protect your cells from free radicals.
This recipe has a lot of natural flavour from whole foods, and you can add an extra kick by sprinkling cinnamon on top before baking. Enjoy!
Easy Apple Muffins
- 1 cup rolled or quick oats
1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 3 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 cup chopped apples
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- Preheat oven to 350F. In a large bowl, mix the oats and cinnamon. Add the quinoa and mix again. Now add maple syrup, apples and eggs, and mix until just combined.
- Place 12 muffin liners into a muffin pan. Fill each muffin cup about ⅔ of the way.
- Place in oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes (check after 20 minutes). Before baking, sprinkle each muffin with a touch of cinnamon for extra (natural) flavour. Serve & enjoy!