Archive for November, 2007

quick bites: banana-veggie muffins

Monday, November 12th, 2007

banana veggie muffins

We give the boy a quick snack in the mornings while we’re getting ready, since he gets breakfast later at daycare. These were wildly popular, and an easy way to get an extra serving of veggies into his diet.

Banana-Veggie Mini Muffins

  • 1 c shredded carrots &/or zucchini (approx. 2 of each)
  • 1 c mashed banana (2) – or 1 c applesauce
  • 1/2 c canola oil
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 c evaporated cane juice (or white) sugar
  • 1 3/4 c flour
  • 1/4 c wheat bran
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 t cinnamon

Optional additions: 1/2 c chopped walnuts or raisins

Bake at 400 degrees in oiled muffin tins. 15-18 minutes for mini muffins or 20-25 for regular muffins. Makes 36 mini muffins.