Every toddler I have encountered loves muffins. Not every toddler loves vegetables, including, my oldest son, Ryder. When Ryder was a baby, first starting with finger foods, he loved muffins. I could give him anything in muffin form and he would gobble it up. Before he turned one, he couldn’t tolerate eggs. Insisting that my baby eat a paleo diet, I wanted to create a muffin that was sweet, tasty and full of vegetables. Ryder went to a nut free daycare at the time and I just couldn’t find many recipes that were paleo, egg free and nut free that I felt comfortable giving my baby/almost toddler. I especially had a hard time finding any paleo hidden veggie muffins….
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For the last couple of months, my favorite milk has been cashew milk. It’s so creamy and delicious. If you have a high speed blender, like the Vitamix, you don’t have to worry about having a nut milk bag or even soaking the cashews (if you drink the milk often, or your stomach is sensitive, you may still want to soak the cashews for at least two hours anyway for better digestion. This is a great article on soaking nuts and seeds.
It feels a little silly considering this a recipe since it’s so easy, but I remember a time when I didn’t even know cashew milk was a thing so I wanted to share it. I like my cashew milk plain. Because I like it in my coffee and I don’t like my coffee sweet, and I also use it in other cooking adventures, like scrambled eggs, I don’t sweeten my milk or add any vanilla, but feel free to add those if you would like….