Low Carb Carrot & Apple Muffins

by | Mar 3, 2013 | Breakfast, Snacks and Desserts | 0 comments

Looking for a healthy grain free and gluten free alternative to muffins for a friend of mine who is dealing with some health issues, I decided to throw these ingredients together and see what came of it. The result was a moist, tender delicious muffin that is low-glycemic and full of fiber and nutrients. The carrots and the apple added a great flavor and the addition of fresh ginger makes it anti-inflammatory and easier on the stomach. A perfect breakfast or snack!

Paleo Carrot, Ginger, Apple Muffins


4 medium sized organic carrots

1 apple

1″ chunk of fresh ginger

1/3 cup coconut oil, melted

1/2 heaping cup of coconut flour

1/3 cup ground flax seed

3 medium eggs

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 cup honey

1/2 tsp sea salt

Juice of one small orange


Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a food processor, add carrots, apple and ginger and chop finely. Scrape out and add to bowl with other ingredients. Stir well.

Scoop out dough into large or small muffin pans. You can use muffin papers or grease cups with coconut oil.

For large muffins, bake for about 25 minutes. Muffins should be brown on the outside but moist inside.

For small muffins, bake 15-20 minutes.

Makes about 12 large muffins.

Serve with grass fed butter and raw honey. Enjoy every bite!

Till next time,

Stay healthy and lean!



About Catherine Ebeling: I am Catherine (Cat) Ebeling. I am an RN with a Masters of Science in Nursing and Public Health. I have been studying diet, fitness and health for the past 30+ years–in addition to my clinical nursing experience, which includes anti-aging, preventative, regenerative medicine and bioidentical hormone therapy. I have had a life-long fascination with diet, fitness and nutrition, and have learned how to biohack my genetic capacity. I realized that we, as humans, have the ultimate power over our bodies and our health. Wanting to learn even more about human biology, nutrition, health and disease, I went back to school to study for a BSN in nursing. I just recently completed my MSN (at age 60). I’ve written six books on diet and health that have sold thousands–and even hundreds of thousands of copies all over the world through “The Nutrition Watchdog” publishing. I am an expert on diet and health and want to share that knowledge with you. I can be reached at caebeling@gmail.com or 314-369-6400 or on FB Instant Messenger.


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