Dark Chocolate Spinach Muffins

These are pretty darn tasty ... and a great way to sneak spinach into your kiddo's diet!

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour (or whole grain/oat flour of choice)
  • 1 tsp aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2/3 cup honey or pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons melted yellow butter
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate morsels (or chopped walnuts if you prefer)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach processed in food processor (about 1 cup after processing)


1. Combine all the ingredients into a bowl and mix with a fork for about 2 minutes

2. Depending upon the flour you use, the batter may be a little thick, if so, slowly stir in 2 tablespoons of water until you get a muffin batter consistency

3. Pour batter into greased muffin pan or muffin stone

4. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees

5. Cool and enjoy!