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Carrot Zucchini Muffins with a cream cheese frosting that is optional, but makes it even that much more awesome
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Carrot Zucchini Muffins

A delicious and easy to make Carrot Zucchini Muffin with the added benefit of a Collagen Veggie Blend. These muffins are packed with good for you stuff, and taste absolutely amazing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Keyword: carrot, muffins, veggie muffins, zuchinni
Servings: 24 muffins
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 1/2-3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tsps cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp all spice
  • 4 scoops Vital Proteins Collagen Veggie Blend
  • 1/2 cup pecan chips
  • 1 cup grated zucchini wrung out
  • 2 cups grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup grated apple
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Optional Frosting

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 Tbs milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl combine dry ingredients: sugar, flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and spices, as well as Vital Proteins Collagen Veggie Blend. Whisk together, then set aside.
  • In another bowl combine remaining ingredients.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the wet, and use a rubber spatula to fold it and mix it together, until just combined.
  • Spray or line 2 muffins tins (24 total muffins), and fill the tins between 3/4 and all the way full.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
  • Cool in pan 5-10 minutes before transferring to a rack.
  • Add frosting if desired.
  • Serve.

Frosting

  • Combine all frosting ingredients together in a bowl, and use a hand mixer to mix until smooth. Adjust thickness by adding more or less powdered sugar.

Notes

* Cooking time varies based on the amount of liquid in the carrots, zucchini, and apple. So check using a toothpick. Insert in center, if it comes out clean they are done.

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1955IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.8mg