9.25.2011

Zucchini Granola Muffins

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I never thought I'd say this but...I'm so over the summer heat. I'm so ready for crisp, clean, rainy, blustery, snuggle up with a piping hot bowl of soup or a cup of hot cocoa with mini marshmallows time of year. I'm ready to break out my Snuggie! Who's with me?
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Autumn always puts me in a muffin mood as well. I hope you aren't zucchini-ed out quite yet because these muffins are fantastic! They are so moist, hearty and delicious...perfect for a quick breakfast or afternoon snack. The addition of the granola really makes these muffins sing!

Give these a try soon!

Zucchini Granola Muffins
by theUngourmet

makes 2 dozen muffins

Print recipe

1 cup granola
1 cup milk
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 large egg
1/2 cup canola oil
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup shredded zucchini

In a small bowl, combine the milk and granola. Refrigerate for a couple of hours or overnight.

In another small bowl combine the flour, sugars, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger. In a medium bowl whisk together the egg, oil and vanilla. Stir in the zucchini and granola/milk mixture. Stir in the dry ingredients just until combined.

Fill muffins cups 3/4 full.

Bake at 375 degrees for 16-18 minutes.


I also wanted to say a big Thank-You to all of my bloggy friends who wished me well during my time away. A lot of big changes have come my way and I'm still adjusting. It feels good to be back to blogging. I plan on hopping over your way for a visit soon.

Hugs,

25 comments:

jacqueline said...

Dearest sweet Kim,

Welcome back!! I missed you!! Aaaa you have with you such yummiss recipe. I've never tried muffins with zucchini before but they sure looks yummie! I'm feeling under the weather with really bad flu bug. :( Hope to feel 100% soon. Have a lovely merry happy week and love to you!

theUngourmet said...

jacqueline- hope you are feeling better soon my friend. :)

BarbaraJean said...

So nice to see you back! You inspire me to post when you post. I have gotten lazy with my blogging! I love Zucchini Bread so I know I would love these muffins. I will just have to try them! I am enjoying the change in the weather as well. Love you!

Chiara "Kika" Assi said...

Glad to see you back! Zucchini muffins sound delicious... I'll have to try them!

Hovkonditorn said...

These sound really delicious! Thanks!

Maris (In Good Taste) said...

Tired of the hot weather -yes but never of zucchini! These muffins look fabulous!

Taylor said...

Yay I'm so glad you're back!! I'm glad you put yourself first and took some time off to get things figured out. Looking forward to what else you have coming up this fall :)

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

YEA! So glad you are back, Kim! Thank you for this muffin recipe. Looks delish! blessings ~ tanna

Pam said...

Yay, you're back!!! I'm ready for fall too!

The Blonde Duck said...

You're back!

Joanne said...

I'm so glad you're posting again! These muffins look super delish...a great way to use up any leftovers now that the seasons are changing!

Erin said...

My son just asked me last weekend why I hadn't made any zucchini bread yet. LOVE your recipe!

And you got your wish =o) No heat today. Blech the rain has started. But perfect for muffins - you're right!

~Kathie~ said...

Welcome back!! :) So happy to see one of your beautiful posts again!

Jeannie said...

I baked a zucchini cake recently and really love it, will give this wonderful looking muffins a try when i get my hands on some granola:) Welcome back to the world of blogging Kim:D

Kim said...

Glad to see you back! Hope everything is going good for you.

I love the addition of granola in this. They look incredible.

Mimi said...

Welcome back!I too am ready for some fall weather, but I think we are expecting a hot spell this week. I still have zucchini in my garden so prefect timing with your muffin recipe.
Mimi

The Blonde Duck said...

Have a wonderful Tuesday!

nanny said...

Oh I am so happy to see you back!!! Hope you had a wonderful break!

Muffins sound delicious!!

Gloria said...

Welcome back! Happy to see you again!! these zucchini muffins are amazing! gloria

teresa said...

hi kim!! fun to see you posting! i hope you had a good break. it's funny you say that because i was just thinking the same thing. we're still getting some pretty sweaty weather these days, i'm over it. these muffins look wonderful!

Pam said...

Welcome back, Kim! Hope all is going well for you. This muffins are wonderful and I can imagine how delicious they are. We're having fall weather now but supposed to be much warmer next week.

Nicole said...

Yay! I was so excited to see that you had a new post! I've missed your lovely creations! It looks like this new one won't disappoint either. I love your blog because you always inspire me to go make what you post that week.

Hope adjusting to new changes goes smoothly. They can really rock your world! I'm adjusting to a new baby right now. It's kinda crazy!

Monica said...

Welcome back to "blogland" -- I hope everything is okay. These muffins sound wonderful. I still have some zucchini to put to good use, and I think part of it will go towards these muffins this week.

Karisa said...

Yay!! You are back! You were certainly missed ... =)

love lives in the kitchen said...

wow what a delice!

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