Quinoa Carrot Cake

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These Quinoa Carrot Cake Muffins are made with quinoa flakes! It’s a great way to get protein and fiber in your diet. Recipe by Kristen Sellentin @kristensellentin.

Prep Time: 10
Total Time: 30


1 cup Ancient Harvest quinoa flakes
2 cups almond flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground ginger
Pinch of sea salt
3 eggs
¼ cup melted coconut oil
½ cup maple syrup
¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
¼ cup coconut yogurt or yogurt of choice
1 cup grated carrots
½ cup almonds chopped (optional)


Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Grease a muffin pan or line w/ greased muffin cups.
In a large bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
In a separate bowl, beat together the wet ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir together until fully combined. Fold in grated carrots and nuts.
Transfer the batter to the prepared muffin tin. Bake on the center rack for 20 minutes.
Let it cool & enjoy!

Servings: Makes a dozen