From Mothering Magazine ( comes a tasty recipe that is healthy and quick to make. Great for breakfast, or for a light afternoon snack, these Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins are egg and dairy-free, which is wonderful for those with sensitivities.

Cinnamon Applesauce Muffins


1/4 cup oil

1/2 cup molasses (for increased sweetness use half molasses and half honey)

1 cup applesauce

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1 1/2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. cloves

1/2 cup raisins (optional)


Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin. Mix the oil molasses, and applesauce. Mix together the dry ingredients. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Stir in the raisins. Drop into muffin cups and bake 18-20 min. Makes about 12 muffins.