HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins

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Glorious, soft and fluffy breakfast muffins that are so easy to make! Packed with grated carrot, apple, fresh orange and raisins. Made with wholewheat flour (or gluten-free flour), oats and spices and topped with a generous drizzle of warm honey.

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins on wire wrack

You DEFINITELY need these HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins in your life.

Make them with your favourite gluten-free flour if you like.

Morning Glory Muffins are:

  • Refined sugar free (naturally sweetened with fruit and coconut sugar which is low GI and a healthy alternative to cane sugar)
  • Dairy-free
  • Vegan
  • Can be made gluten-free
  • Chock-a-block with healthy fibre, vitamins and nutrients
  • A lovely combination of macronutrients for a well-balanced breakfast or snack 

Need I say more?

Aren’t you ready to put on your apron and bake these Healthy Morning Glory Muffins up right now?

I am.

They’re too delicious and nutritious for words.

Did I mention how soft and fluffy these muffins are?


Melt in the mouth, tender muffin goodness in every bite.

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins on wire wrack

You’ll also love my Easy Flourless Banana Flapjacks, check out the simple, sugar-free recipe here!

Here’s how easy it is to make HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins:

  • Whisk together fresh fruit, vanilla extract and eggs
  • Mix in dry ingredients until well combined
  • Divide between 12 muffin liners in a muffin pan
  • Bake for 18 – 19 minutes until beautifully golden

And that’s IT. Geepers, it even surprises me to see how easy it is when it’s written down.

Basically 4 simple steps, and you’re done!

Amazing, nutritious muffins are a-bakin in the oven.

Cool on a wire rack, I like to eat these warm. Drizzle with a little warm honey right before serving.

Utterly Scrumptious!

HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins are ideal for breakfast, brunch or a healthy snack.

Add these muffins to your kid’s lunch boxes – they’ll really love you for it.

Healthy Morning Glory Muffins on wire wrack

Also a fun project to make these with your little ones – you can’t mess them up and the prep is so easy once the carrots and apples are grated.

You can store these muffins in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. 

They also freeze well and you can defrost them when needed, then pop them in a preheated oven on a baking tray at 180°C (350°F) until warmed through.

I’m so glad you landed here today and I hope you love these HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins as much as we do.


And check back soon for more healthy recipes, I’ll be posting more delicious treats and meals very soon.

HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Glorious, soft and fluffy HEALTHY Morning Glory Muffins that are easy to make! Packed with grated carrot, apple, fresh orange and raisins.

Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 169 kcal
Author: Berry Sweet Life
  • 1 cup carrot , peeled and grated
  • 2 cups green apple , peeled and grated
  • Juice, pulp and zest of 1 orange
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups wholewheat flour , or your favourite gluten-free flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats , blended into flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch Himalayan pink salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp  ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup mixed raisins
  1. Preheat oven to 170°C (338°F). Line a regular size muffin pan with 12 paper liners.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together carrots, apples, orange juice and zest, vanilla extract and eggs.

  3. Stir in wholewheat flour, oat flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and raisins until well combined. 

  4. Divide the mixture equally (about 1 heaped tbsp each) into the muffin liners and bake for 5 minutes, turn oven down to 160°C (320°F) and bake for a further 13 – 14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a muffin comes out mostly clean.

  5. Turn muffins out and allow to cool on a wire rack before drizzling with a little warm honey (optional) before serving. Enjoy!


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