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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.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 14 muffins
Calories 121 kcal


  • 2 large very ripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 dates
  • 1/4 cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 0.5 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour cloud nine
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 0.5 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 3 tablespoons almonds chopped for topping, optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a powerful blender, combine the first 9 ingredients. Blend until combined and creamy.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the flour, meal, powder and soda.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix.
  5. Stir in the carrot until everything is combined.
  6. Prep a muffin tray with liners and portion out the batter evenly.
  7. Top each muffin with chopped almonds.
  8. Bake for fifteen minutes, rotate the tray and bake another 8-10 minutes or until cooked through.

  9. Remove from the oven and let sit in the tray until fully cooled.

Recipe Notes

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 1/2 cup raisins to the recipe!


All of these ingredients can be found in my Pantry Staples.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Carrot Spice Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 55mg2%
Potassium 99mg3%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1561IU31%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.