Kerry Withoos, Accredited Practising Dietitian


Almost Calorie Free, Carb Free Veggie Muffins

Recipes > Smaller Meals

These carb free, almost calorie free, zero fat muffins are a super nice way to have a guilt free snack that isn't the typical carrot sticks. Serve warm or cold with salsa on top. Delicious for a snack when you shouldn't be having a snack!!! 100% guilt free.

Makes 12


  • 1 cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 carrots finely diced
  • 2 zucchini finely diced
  • 1 cup fresh parsley finely diced


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Cook the cauliflower until nice and soft. Drain well and drain very well on paper towel whilst continuing with the recipe
  3. In a fry pan, add oil spray and cook the onion, garlic, thyme and sage until nicely browned, around 10 mins. Add the grated carrot and zucchini. Cook for another 10 mins.
  4. Add the cauliflower and mix very well. breaking up the cauliflower. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spray a 12 hole muffin tin really well with the olive oil spray. Continue to spoon a heaped tablespoon of mixture into each hole, until all the mixture is used. The mixture doesn’t rise when cooking so can fill right up.
  6. Bake for 25 mins until nicely browned. Remove and let cool for 10 mins. Serve with a salsa.

Mix can be frozen raw or cooked muffins can be kept in the fridge for up to a week