Carrot Cake Banana Muffins

Yummy. Tasty. Healthy. AND chock full of carrots! Veggies for breakfast was never easier!

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Carrot Cake Banana Muffins

INGREDIENTS
Makes 12 muffins

  • 1/3 cup Sugar

  • 1/2 Cup Nonfat Vanilla Greek Yogurt

  • 1 Banana, ripe

  • 1 cup Carrots, finely grated

  • 2 Eggs

  • 1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

  • 3/4 cup White Whole-Wheat Flour

  • 1/2 cup White Flour

  • 1 tsp Baking Soda

  • 3/4 tsp Salt

  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon

  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg

  • 1/3 cup Raisins

  • 1/3 cup Pecans, chopped

  • 1/3 cup Coconut, shredded (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place 12 muffin cups in muffin tins, or 36 mini-muffins.

  2. Beat together sugar, yogurt, and banana in a stand mixer.

  3. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in vanilla.

  4. Add carrots, and mix.

  5. Add flour through nutmeg, and thoroughly mix to combine.

  6. Gently mix in raisins, pecans, and coconut.

  7. Divide evenly into muffin cups. Bake 10-20 minutes depending on muffin size.

  8. ENJOY!