Rise and Shine Healthy Muffins

Rise and Shine Healthy Muffins

1 1/4 cups flour
2 Tbsp wheat germ
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 cup oats
1/2 cup raisins
3 Tbsp oil
1 egg
3/4 cup milk
4 carrots, shredded
1 ripe banana, mashed

Step 1:
Preheat oven to 400.
Step 2:
Line two 12 cup muffin tins with papers (or grease them).
Step 3:
In a large bowl, stir together all dry ingredients (including raisins).
Step 4:
In a medium bowl, stir together wet ingredients.
Step 5:
Add wet to dry ingredients and fold together.
Step 6:
Fill each muffin cup with approximately 1/4 cup batter.
Step 7:
Bake for approximately 20 minutes or until toothpick comes clean out of the center.

Family Thoughts:

Mom likes these muffins because they squeeze in some veggies into the kids.

We mixed the dry ingredients and left them covered on the counter over night. We also shredded the carrot and kept it in the fridge in a covered medium sized bowl. In the morning, these muffins were a snap to throw together and bake. They were cooled down just in time to pop one in the school lunch for the day!

The kids devoured these muffins. They are moist and flavourful!

Note: You could use whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour, but the muffins will turn out much more dense.


  1. I have been making these for years. The kids love them and I always double the batch and freeze them

  2. these look so yummy!! muffins and they are healthy. absolutely perfect!

  3. Thanks, for a great tasty sounding recipe.
    Like the tips to speed up the making of the yummy muffins.

  4. these sound marvellous, my grandchildren would no doubt love them. A nice healthy version too.

  5. Quick, easy, tasty and wholesome. That is a good muffin recipe.

  6. Sounds like a great muffin to start the day! Thanks for the recipe!


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