Ginger Pecan Muffins

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

Healthy muffin recipe containing quinoa. From Health magazine (June 2005).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray, or use paper liners.
  3. Rinse quinoa.
  4. Combine quinoa with 1 cup water in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and reduce heat; simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork; set aside.
  7. While quinoa cooks, combine Bisquick, pecans, sugar, ginger, and salt in a bowl.
  8. Combine milk, molasses, and egg in a separate bowl; mix well.
  9. Add milk mixture, quinoa, and apricots to dry mixture; stir just until moistened.
  10. Divide batter among 20 muffins cups, filling each 1/2 full.
  11. Bake for 12 minutes.
  12. Remove immediately from pans and cool on wire racks.

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