Apple Cheddar Quinoa Muffins

Apple Cheddar Quinoa Muffins


1 Cups Flourish Flour

1 cup quinoa flour

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 tablespoon sugar

¼ teaspoon salt

2 large eggs

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup grated peeled apple

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or scallion greens

1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with cooking spray or line with paper liners and spray the liners.

2. Whisk quinoa flour, Flourish flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a large bowl.

3. Whisk eggs, buttermilk, apple, oil and chives (or scallions) in a medium bowl.

4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Add half the cheese and stir just until the dry ingredients are moistened; do not overmix.

5. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.

6. Bake the muffins until golden brown and a skewer inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool in the pan for 10 minutes before serving.

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