A Guide to Feeding our Future

By: Richard Major, RHN – Kelowna, BC

“I have not yet met a kid who has not liked these muffins.  Especially when there are blueberries mixed in!”


  • 2 ¼ cups spelt flour
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 TBSP ground flaxseed mixed with 3 TBSP water
  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk (or 1 TBSP vinegar with 1 cup almond/coconut milk or other milk alternative)
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • Optional: mix ½ cup blueberries or favourite fruit in with the batter!


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400F.
  2. Whisk in wet ingredients and pour into sifted dry ingredients.
  3. Mix only until well blended (do not over mix).
  4. Scoop into muffin tins.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes. Makes 12 muffins.

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