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Spiced Quinoa Applesauce & Cranberry Muffins Recipe

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1/2 cup canola oil
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
2 medium eggs
2 tablespoons linseed, ground
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup red or white quinoa cooked
1 1/2 unsweetened applesauce
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons roasted wheatgerm
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 cup dried cranberries

White or brown sugar for topping (optional)

Place rack in the middle of oven, Preheat oven to 350 Grease muffin molds, tins or line with paper cups
In large bowl combine oil, brown sugar, eggs, linseed and vanilla. Add quinoa and applesauce. Mix until homogeneous.

In another large bowl, combine flour, wheatgerm, baking powder, salt and spices. Using a spatula fold dry ingredients into liquid ingredients only as needed for dry ingredients to be moistened. Add cranberries.

Divide between muffin molds and sprinkle with sugar if using

Bake 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean




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