Spinach Muffins Recipe

Spinach Muffins Recipe

Every mom I talk to has one or more picky eaters at home. No matter how hard you try to get them to eat their veggies, they do not want anything to do with them. I have been in the same position several times.

That’s why since looking for some healthy recipes where I could hide veggies in his food, I came across these Spinach Muffins at Mess for Less. Vicky created the recipe for 15 muffins, I halved the number to 7 muffins.

Spinach Muffins Recipe

I was intrigued at the thought of spinach in muffins. As much as I wanted my lo to eat iron rich food, I wanted to try it too. So, here goes. My attempt at Spinach Muffins.

I must admit, when I first tried them I had no idea how they would come out or if my lo would like them or not. I was afraid he was going to freak out at the green color.

Spinach Muffins Recipe

But once him and us adults tried these, these muffins have been in demand a lot more. Worth trying at least once!

Spinach Muffins

Spinach Muffins Recipe is easy to make and makes delicious muffins. Treat your kids with this yummy breakfast that is not only delicious but healthy as well.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine international
Keyword Spinach Muffins
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 muffings
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Spinach pureed pureed
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Applesauce unsweetened
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degree

  2. Take 7 muffin tins, oil them with olive oil and put them in the muffin tray. This recipe will make around 7 muffins.

  3. Take fresh spinach, boil it in the water and puree in the blender. I use Nutri bullet. It makes pureeing the veggies a breeze. It should come around to be 1/2 cup of spinach.

  4. Add Egg, Vanilla Extract, Olive Oil and Apple Sauce to the blender and mix all the wet ingredients together including spinach.

  5. Take a large bowl and combine all the dry ingredients - whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

  6. Mix the dry and wet ingredients in the bowl until a batter forms.

  7. Next pour the spinach mix into each muffin tin so that each tin is 2/3 full.

  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the muffin comes out clean.

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