Morning Glory Muffin

Overnight Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins

Ahh morning time. In some households this is a time of leisurely waking up, kids happily climbing out of bed to start their day and get ready for breakfast.

I’m not sure if I just think that everyone else has mornings like that, but it’s not in this household. Five days a week most school mornings start out something like this: M (my 4-year old son) wakes up 15-20 minutes before the alarm clock by calling out “MOM”! until I wake up, to go get him and bring him into our bed. Then I get up with the alarm to go into the kitchen to start the best part of my day.. COFFEE. As soon as I get up both boys are up now.. and have probably already starting fighting before coffee is being drank. Between refereeing them, packing lunches and getting myself ready, I feed them breakfast, which is usually always oatmeal (much to their dismay some days).

Morning Glory Muffins

So this morning I decided to switch it up, have a smooth morning of no ‘just 3 more bites of oatmeal please’. These Morning Glory Muffins are made the night before and baked in the morning. They have oats, grated apple and carrot, nuts, a touch of maple syrup and cinnamon. Making them the perfect breakfast muffin. They will fill your tummy up and give you energy for the day!

Morning Glory Muffin

 Overnight Morning Glory Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 2 C Spelt Flour
  • 2 C Oats
  • 3 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 3 Tbsp Ground Flax plus 6 Tbsp Warm Water
  • 2 C Almond Milk
  • 1/3 C Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 C Raisins
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil (melted)
  • 1/2 C Grated Carrots
  • 1/2 C Grated Apple
  • 1/2 C Walnuts (chopped)

Directions:

  1. Stir together ground flax seeds with warm water and set aside to form into flax egg.
  2. In a large bowl add flour, oats, baking power, baking soda, raisins and cinnamon and stir together.
  3. In another bowl add together the flax egg, milk and maple syrup and stir.
  4. Melt coconut oil on a pan on the stove.
  5. Add wet ingredients to the dry, start to stir, then add in the coconut oil and stir all ingredients together until well combined.
  6. Place the large bowl in the refrigerator covered with plastic wrap and leave overnight.
  7. In the morning preheat oven to 350 degrees, remove bowl from fridge and the plastic wrap.
  8. Gently fold in the grated carrots, grated apple and chopped walnuts.
  9. Scoop batter into lightly oiled muffin tins and bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Best eaten fresh out the oven. mmmmmmmmm

Enjoy!

Morning Glory Muffins

Xo Charis

 

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