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Whole Wheat Apple Walnut Chia Seed Muffins

January 27, 2015 by Melanie Zook

These Whole Wheat Apple Walnut Chia Seed Muffins have been our go-to after school and lunchbox snack lately.  (They’re even great for a grab-and-go breakfast.)  They’re quick and easy, whole grain and packed with fiber and omega-3s.  They’re made with real maple syrup instead of sugar.  They’re egg-free, so allergy-friendly AND I can let my 3-year-old taste the batter.  They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away…I’d say these count.  But feel free to swap out the apples for a different fruit or vegetable, such as grated carrots and zucchini.  (You can even substitute some of the oil for additional pureed fruit or veggie, such as mashed banana or pureed pumpkin.)


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 12 muffins