Sarah Goldstein – certified holistic nutritionist in Toronto – has created this recipe for Apple Spice Spelt Muffins to make our lives healthier and more delicious! Can’t have spelt (it is an ancient grain that contains gluten)? No problem! Simply use your favourite gluten-free flour blend and ensure your oats are certified gluten-free. Read on for this recipe that’s full of cuddly apple spice flavours! If you’re looking for more health inspo, make sure to check out Sarah’s website www.sarahgoldstein.ca.
Apple Spice Spelt Muffins
Make a batch on the weekend and have them on-hand all week long! These babies also freeze well, and will keep in the fridge for up to a week. Try them toasted with nut butter!
Yield – 12 Muffins
1 cup spelt flour (or gluten free flour mix)
1/2 cup oats (quick cooking works best)
3/4 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 cup apple sauce
1 flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax mixed with 3 tbsp water until gelatinous)
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup cup hazelnut butter (or any nut butter)
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 cup shredded apple
Handful walnuts or crushed hazelnuts
Combine dry ingredients together in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, combine all wet ingredients together.
Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and fold to combine, but do not overmix!
Divide batter between muffin trays.
Bake approx. 35 minutes or until knife comes out clean.
Sarah Goldstein is a Toronto based Nutritionist continually inspired by the power of food to heal the body and promote overall wellness. Sarah is the resident Nutritionist at The Toronto Clinic, a physician managed integrative health care center and the owner of Sarah Goldstein Nutrition, a multi-faceted nutrition practice. She recently opened the doors to her new office at 1017 Pape Ave. where she offers one-on-one coaching, group coaching and nutrition workshops. She works with clients dealing with many health concerns ranging from digestive health, inflammation, auto-immune, weight-loss, pre-natal nutrition + more. To learn more visit www.sarahgoldstein.ca and follow along Instagram, Twitter + Facebook.