Kids-friendly carrot muffins

This is one of the top favorites in our family. Kids love it and it takes my wife only few minutes from the moment she gave in to the social pressure to make it till it gets to the oven.


  • 4 medium size carrots
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup of sliced almonds or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 – 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lemon or orange zest


  1. shred the carrots
  2. mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl
  3. mix all the liquid ingredients in a separate bowl
  4. combine the contents of the two bowls together and mix well
  5. bake at 350F for about 20-25 minutes

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Full-time job, studies, travel - no time for cooking left ! But still have to feed my better half and two kids. And preferably with no junk and take-out food.
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