vegan zucchini & carrot muffins - gluten free, low in fat and sugar

Vegan Zucchini and Carrot Muffins, Gluten Free

Aryane @ Valises & Gourmandises
These vegan zucchini and carrot muffins are ideal to make the most of the harvest! They are high in fiber, protein and diverse nutrients. They're also gluten free and low in fat and sugar.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Muffins, pastry
Cuisine healthy, vegan, vegetarian
Servings 12
Calories 181 kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup oat flour (140g)
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour (90g)
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds ground
  • 1 teaspoon raw sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds or nuts

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup soy milk unsweetened
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup applesauce unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup zucchini finely shredded, packed
  • 1/2 cup carrot finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup dates chopped (or raisins)


  • Preheat the oven to 350F (180C).
  • Add the vinegar to the soy milk and set aside.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.Incorporate all the wet ingredients expect the shredded veggies and the dates and combine with spatula.
  • Press the zucchini to remove as much liquid as possible. Add the veggies and dates and mix just until they are well incorporated.
  • Divide into oiled muffin tins or silicon moulds (let's avoid single use cups! :) and bake in the oven for 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.


*You can make your own oat flour by grinding oat flakes in a dry blender. Buy gluten-free certified oats if needed. 
**Keep them 2 days at room temperature. To keep them longer, store them in the fridge.


Calories: 181kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 5gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 194mgPotassium: 239mgFiber: 4gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 989IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 82mgIron: 2mg
Keyword buckwheat, carrots, gluten-free, oats, vegan zucchini muffins
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