Recipe: Apple & Flax Seed Muffins
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Sep 30 2013

Recipe: Apple & Flax Seed Muffins

‘Tis the season for apple recipes.  With the cooler weather in the mornings, there is no better way to start your day than a warm muffin from the oven to go with a hot cup of coffee or tea.  Carrington Farms shares this Apple & Flax Seed Muffin recipe that is naturally gluten-free. 


Apple & Flax Seed Muffins


Makes 12 to 24 muffins depending on your preference.

· 1 and 1/4 cup milled flax seed

· 2 teaspoons baking powder

· 1 Tablespoon cinnamon

· 1 teaspoon nutmeg

· 1/2 teaspoon salt

· 3/4 cup sugar or sweetener

· 4 large eggs

· 1/4 cup oil

· 1/2 cup liquid (syrup or water)

· 1 Tablespoon vanilla

· 1 medium apple, chopped fairly finely

· 1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 12-muffin tin very well.

2. Mix the dry ingredients together, then add the rest of them.

3. Let batter stand 10 minutes, then put into the muffin pan and bake for about 18 minutes until toothpick comes out clean and muffins just barely start to pull away from the sides of the tin.

I love that there isn’t any flour to substitute as the recipe uses milled flax seed and eggs as the base.  I look forward to baking these with my favorite apple variety…the Honeycrisp! Do you have a favorite apple variety?

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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