My Favorite Weekday Breakfast (GF)

morning glory muffin

Morning Glory Muffins (GF)

The ingredients

  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup evaporated cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup natural brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon gluten-free vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup quinoa flour
  • 1/2 cup potato starch
  • 1/2 cup tapioca starch
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons xanthan gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1/2 cup seedless raisins
  • 1/4 cup toasted coconut flakes
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 tart red apple, unpeeled, cored, and finely chopped

The method

  1. Preheat oven to 350Β°F.
  2. Put oil, cane sugar, brown sugar, vanilla and eggs into a large bowl and whisk by hand for about 1 minute to incorporate air into the mixture. Set aside.
  3. Put flour, potato starch, tapioca starch, baking soda, cinnamon, xanthan gum, and salt into a second large bowl and stir well. Add flour mixture, carrots, zucchini, walnuts, raisins, coconut, orange zest, and apples to the reserved sugar mixture and stir well to form a batter. Scoop batter into 12 paper-lined muffin tins and bake until cooked through, about 25 minutes.

green smoothie

Green Goddess Smoothie

The ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup organic apple juice
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 cup kale leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1/4 cup frozen mango
  • 1/4 cup frozen pineapple

The method:

  1. Combine ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pop in a straw and enjoy!

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