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Carrot Chaga "Calm" Muffin Recipe

Megan DeJong

Good news for baking lovers! Baking can be about more than a fun activity or delicious treats; it can also be a great opportunity to relieve stress and anxiety. Even more so if you're including adaptogens in your recipes - they strengthen your overall stress response! For a baking sesh with extra-soothing results, try out this amazing carrot and "Calm" Chaga Mushroom powder muffin recipe from Meghan De Jong.
Carrot & Chaga "Calm" Muffin Recipe
Dry
  • 1 cup spelt flour
  • 1 cup whole rolled oats ground into a flour
  • 1 Tbsp. Organika “Calm” Chaga Mushroom powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
Chaga Muffin Recipe

Wet 

1 mashed ripe banana (thawed from frozen works best) 

3 pasture raised eggs 

1/3 Cup pure maple syrup

1/3 Cup raw cane sugar

2/3 Cup melted coconut

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1.5 cups grated carrots packed firmly

Optional: chopped dates or raisins

Instructions

  • Place oats in a blender and mix until you reach a fine flour like consistency
  • Put ground oat flour into a large bowl followed by all other dry ingredients. Stir well
  • Place all wet ingredients (except carrots) in a blender (or in a bowl to mix with an electric mixer). Blend/mix until well combined
  • Add wet to dry and lightly mix 
  • Fold in grated carrots and chosen mix in – be careful not to over mix at this stage
  • Place batter in lined muffin tins and bake at 350oF for 17-20 min
  • You’ll know they are ready when you press a muffin top and it lightly springs back to you
Raspberry Lemonade Recipe Meg De Jong is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist located on Salt Spring Island. She has a passion for growing, cooking and baking delicious food! Follow Meg on Instagram, or check out her website.    

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