Strawberry Quinoa Muffins
Makes 1 dozen
2 c. cooked quinoa
1 c. whole wheat pastry flour
1/3 c. turbinado sugar (can use brown sugar)
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. extra fine sea salt
1 tsp. lemon zest
1/3 c. soy milk (or any other non-diary milk)
1/4 c. apple sauce
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
3/4 c. fresh strawberries, diced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a muffin tin with non stick cupcake papers or mist with a non-stick spray.
-In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar baking powder, salt and lemon zest.
-Add the quinoa to the dry ingredients and combine.
-In a seperate bowl, whisk the soy milk, vanilla, and applesauce.
-Add the wet ingredients to the quinoa mixture.
-Fold in strawberries.
-Divide the batter into each muffin cup.
-Bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Let cool.