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Healthy Carrot Spice Muffins

A tasty snack made for little kids! These healthy carrot muffins are sugar-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free. They're soft, simple to whip up and an easy way to sneak in veggies.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword carrots, dairy-free muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 14 muffins
Calories 121kcal


  • Silicone muffin cups
  • Muffin tins
  • Mixing bowl


  • 2 large very ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 dates
  • ¼ cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 0.5 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon all spice
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour cloud nine
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 0.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 3 tablespoons almonds chopped for topping, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a powerful blender, combine the first 9 ingredients. Blend until combined and creamy.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, meal, powder and soda.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix.
  • Stir in the carrot until everything is combined.
  • Prep a muffin tray with liners and portion out the batter evenly.
  • Top each muffin with chopped almonds.
  • Bake for fifteen minutes, rotate the tray and bake another 8-10 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven and let sit in the tray until fully cooled.


Note: if making these carrot muffins for young kids or babies, do not add chopped almond to the top of the muffins.
Want sweeter muffins? Add in ½ cup raisins to the recipe!
All of these ingredients can be found in my Pantry Staples.


Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 55mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1561IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg