Kale Muffins with Kamut and Spelt

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Soft, moist and comforting – these sugar-free, wholegrain muffins are wonderfully delicious with a healthful boost from kale and yogurt. They are perfect for breakfast or as a snack.
Kamut, or Khorasan wheat, is an ancient wheat variety, naturally high in protein, minerals and known for its rich nutty flavor. Feel free to substitute it with standard wholewheat or spelt flour.

Kamut Kale Muffins

adapted from Eat Smarter
  • 150 g Fresh kale
  • Sea salt
  • 100 g Wholegrain kamut, ground into flour
  • 125 g Refined spelt flour
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 220 g 0,1% Plain yogurt
  • 80 ml Sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp Black sesame seeds, optional
  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add the kale leaves and cook for 3 minutes. Remove and quickly rinse under cold water. Drain and finely chop the kale.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F. Line a muffin pan with paper or silicon liners or simply butter the pan. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the ground kamut, refined spelt flour and baking powder. Stir the eggs, yogurt, pinch of salt, and oil in another bowl until well combined.
  4. Add the flour mixture and chopped kale to the egg mixture. Stir until well combined. Divide the batter into 10-12 muffin liners. Sprinkle the top with a little black sesame seeds.
  5. Bake in the middle of hot oven for about 25 minutes until nicely golden. Leave the muffins in the pan to cool for a couple of minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool.

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Dawn Yucuis 26/11/13 05:38

These look wonderful, I love the color of muffins. Great way to use kale. This recipe is healthy and yummy.

Victoria Bakes 26/11/13 06:21

i'm so tempted to try this.... unfortunately i cannot find kale here.... so can you spare me some ^^

suhaina aji 26/11/13 06:34

These savory muffins looks terrific..wish i can grab some now

Balvinder Ubi 26/11/13 06:45

I have kale as a side, salad and smoothie but never thought of having it in muffins. It looks interesting enough to try.

Gerry @Foodness Gracious 26/11/13 07:22

These look like they're just oozing packs of flavor! I might make these for Thursday :)

Lenia 26/11/13 07:55

Sheer beauty, pure bliss!
Kisses from Greece,dear Angie!

Rosa's Yummy Yums 26/11/13 08:09

Wonderful muffins! A healthy snack.



Esther Lau 26/11/13 10:11

Angie, your muffin look special and lovely!

Lite Home Bake 26/11/13 10:48

These are extraordinary and they look gorgeous with the green specks!

Donna 26/11/13 11:17

Magnificent muffins…perfectly golden with green (amazingly vibrant this green!) "glitter". Question Angie…for your readers based here in Europe…Is it possible to find KALE in the French or Swiss markets…at all?!..I am having one heck of a time trying to locate it that does not involve special trips to Paris…Could chou frisée..or even spinach…be acceptable substitutes? I have heard a rumor that it is starting to be cultivated (kale) outside of Lyon…I cannot wait to be able to find this locally!…Thanks for any advice for a suitable substitute in the meantime..and thank you for this sublime recipe!

Donna 26/11/13 11:22

Oops..forgot to ask if nigella seeds (black) could be subbed in for the black sesame seeds…I have golden sesame…but the black is truly lovely here.

Belinda 26/11/13 12:10

I would never have thought kale could look so good.

Angie Schneider 26/11/13 12:17

@Donna Thank you so much, Donna. Can't believe that kale ain't available there...I meant, this is one very common winter veggie.
If you can't find the fresh one, frozen one (thawed before using) or Swiss chard will work just great.
Sesame seeds are optional, just for the garnish, nigella seeds sound like a good alternative to me, otherwise, just use poppy seeds or golden sesame.

Vicki Bensinger 26/11/13 13:06

I love Kamut on its own but combing this with kale and yogurt into a muffin sounds phenomenal. Plus these muffins are beautiful. I've never viewed the source you got this from but will check it out. Great recipe. I will definitely make these healthy muffins.

Vicki Bensinger 26/11/13 13:07

Oops I meant to write "combining."

Sam Hoffer @ My Carolina Kitchen 26/11/13 13:16

These would be great for breakfast and I love the fact that they don't have any sugar.

Veena Theagarajan 26/11/13 13:51

these looks so wonderful.. Love it anytime

Anne Regalado 26/11/13 13:53

Angie , first of all , those are gorgeous photos :D The combination of kale , kamut and spelt flour in these muffins sounds fantastic ! Love it !

Norma Chang 26/11/13 13:58

I would never think of adding kale to muffin, but why not? These are on my to make list.

Beth 26/11/13 14:29

Hard to imagine anything healthier than these!

Anonymous 26/11/13 14:34

These savoury kale muffins look delectable & Amazing even, dear Angie: Waw!!!!! Yum too. 😊

Hema 26/11/13 14:43

The muffins look absolutely gorgeous, perfect with some tea or coffee..

Tessa 26/11/13 14:58

Gorgeous muffins Angie! Vibrant, healthy and delicious!

TasteHongKong 26/11/13 15:15

So moist are these special muffins! Can't be better, right?

Rosita Vargas 26/11/13 15:59

Preciosos muffins salados me encantan perfectos con un rico tè,abrazos.

Finla 26/11/13 16:13

wowo so beautiful and just busting with delicious flavours.

Michael Toa 26/11/13 16:14

They look so good! Beautiful colour in the inside too... If only you deliver, I want these muffins for breakfast :)

the Squishy Monster 26/11/13 17:07

How brilliant! I've never tried baking kale into a muffin but now I'm excited to try it!

Emma @ Fork and Good 26/11/13 17:16

I'm actually impressed. You made me want to try something made with Kale and I'm usually not a fan. Awesome recipe Angie. And beautiful pictures :)

Susan 26/11/13 17:22

I love Kale and this recipe would be a wonderful addition to our Thanksgiving table or maybe for Christmas--I love the dark green color! XOXO

Pam 26/11/13 17:22

They look so pretty!

Anonymous 26/11/13 18:24

wow, you even made a muffin with kale...
i just want to married your brain Angie, waht a clever idea!
btw, did u use the stalk too for this recipe???
i want to replace the kale with gai lan...

Asha Shivakumar 26/11/13 18:57

Love the healthy version of a side muffin. They look gorgeous and an absolutely original.
The kale is great, the kamut on it's own is nice, never used it like this. Delicious.

Angie Schneider 26/11/13 19:30

@dentistvschefyes, but only the tender one. I threw those rough ones away. Gai lan sounds a great idea.

Marta @ What should I eat for breakfast today 26/11/13 20:11

Soft, moist, comforting and healthy. It sounds and look perfect.

Cheap Ethnic Eatz 26/11/13 20:15

Very cool and healthy muffins. So beautiful with the green color of the kale. Always amazed by these types of recipes you post.

Ashley 26/11/13 20:35

I have a giant bag of kale in my fridge right now ... and I've been looking for different ways to put it to use! These muffins sound great - and I love the color from the kale!

Guru Uru 26/11/13 20:46

I love how the kale adds both healthiness and flavour to this delicious recipe - and who doesn't love spelt flour :D


Mother Rimmy 26/11/13 22:20

This is the way to eat your kale! I'm a kale lover, but the family isn't hot on it. I'll bet if it's in muffin form they'll give it a second chance.

Rebecca Subbiah 26/11/13 22:28

fun way to eat kale love your healthy breads

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen 26/11/13 22:44

Kale in Muffins! That's a surprise.. something I never even thought of! This is a brilliant idea, Angie!

Lynda Olsen 26/11/13 23:14

What a great idea for a healthy muffin. I've been enjoying kale this year so thanks for this recipe.

Monica 26/11/13 23:18

I can never have too many muffin recipes. I'm thinking this would be great with a bowl of soup!!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 27/11/13 00:29

What a beautiful green color and so healthy. My appreciation if kale is growing and would love to try it in a baked muffin like these. I might add some Wisconsin cheese :)

Kiersten @ Oh My Veggies 27/11/13 01:14

I can't get enough kale, but I haven't thought to put it in muffins--perfect! :)

Jasna Varcakovic 27/11/13 02:50

Love the colour in them; savoury muffins are preferred to sweet-ones in my household.

kitchen flavours 27/11/13 04:58

Hi Angie,
Beautiful and delicious looking muffins! I have not tried Kale before, a veggie that is not easily available here. I would really love to get my hands on some Kale!

mjskit 27/11/13 05:11

Angie, you are definitely over the top with this muffins! I always think of muffins as sweet, but savory muffins have really caught my interest. Not only are they beautiful, I bet they taste awesome! Great recipe!

ela@GrayApron 27/11/13 06:20

Fantastic muffins! I've never made them savory. Have to try! Thanks, Angie :)) ela

Katerina 27/11/13 06:38

So healthy muffins Angie! Great snack!

Catherine 27/11/13 07:04

Dear Angie, Your kale muffins look beautiful, simply beautiful. Blessings dear. Catherine xo

Mich PieceofCake 27/11/13 08:26

Hi Angie, this is a gorgeous muffin! Kale is so incredibly hard to find and expensive locally and I wish I had it in abundance so that I could make these beautiful muffins. I typically blend the kale into smoothies and drink it all up!

grace 27/11/13 10:36

these are just bursting with color and nutritional benefits! fantastic creation, angie. :)

Alida 27/11/13 12:10

Interesting! I just had kale yesterday. This is a great way to use it. This is such a good healthy recipe and certainly suitable for a diet!

Angela @ My Golden Pear 27/11/13 13:00

What a great way to use Kale. Love it.

Joanne 27/11/13 13:03

Those green specks scattered throughout the muffins make me so happy!

Terra 27/11/13 13:07

Your images are so gorgeous, I love the vibrant green colors! These muffins would be lovely severed at any holiday dinner:-) Hugs, Terra

Barbara 27/11/13 14:35

Well, I just don't know, Angie. Not sure I can make these and like them. Wish you lived next door so I could taste. And wow...the color is so vivid!

Koko 27/11/13 17:37

Kale in a muffin!? That is pretty ballsy....I bet it paid off though! These look totally unique and probably have such great flavour.
At work yesterday, we worked on developing a new flavour of 'powerball' and we wanted a green one. So we did kale and hemp and chia and chlorophyll allllll mixed up with shredded coconut and dates. It actually worked really well! Very green and refreshing and not too sweet.

Amy 27/11/13 19:19

These muffins are gorgeous. I love that you can see the kale in each of them. :)

Erica 27/11/13 19:29

Beautiful muffins, Angie! What a creative and delicious recipe! Happy Thanksgiving!

Abbe@This is How I Cook 27/11/13 19:43

Gorgeous, Angie. And I bet they taste great! thanks for the warm wishes!

Violeta Pasat 27/11/13 20:20

Beatiful images!moist and delicious muffins!

Alex 28/11/13 00:40

Beautiful colour. And as starters, they'd be great, too!

Juliana 28/11/13 02:28

Wow Angie, these savory muffins look fantastic...I love the greenish in it...yum!
Have a Happy Thanksgiving :D

Reeni 28/11/13 02:51

These are so pretty Angie! Only you can make kale look so appetizing! I want to have these for Christmas! They're so festive.

Von 28/11/13 02:52

I've still yet to try kale, but I love my greens so these muffins loo amazingly tasty to me!! :) They'd make a great lunchbox snack!

Amy (Savory Moments) 28/11/13 03:10

What a great savory muffin! The kale makes them do colorful and pretty, too.

Jeannie Tay 28/11/13 03:36

Really pretty looking kale and the muffins sounds interesting! I have not tried baking with leafy vegetables before!

The Yum List 28/11/13 06:32

I've never cooked with kamut! Love the look of that deep green kale.

Fimère 28/11/13 18:19

super original et fantastique bravo
bonne soirée

Regina @ SpecialtyCakeCreations 29/11/13 00:02

Yum! I haven't made savory muffins in soo long. They are perfect for lunch on the go. Love the use of Kamut and spelt.

Velva 29/11/13 01:14

Those are quite the muffins-I never would have thought to add kale. It is a great way to use this superfood to make your food healthy,

Ann Jones 29/11/13 13:10

We are huge kale fans in my house. I love this recipe, it looks delicious and so healthy!

Asmita 29/11/13 17:49

This is such an original and brilliant idea. Love the healthy muffins. Look and sound fabulous!

Amanda 29/11/13 17:58

Wow! Did I read that right? Kale muffins? Kale? I've never heard of that before. Next time I have some extra kale on hand, I'll be sure to try out this recipe!

lena 29/11/13 18:17

hi angie, interesting and unusual muffins...the green specks in the muffin make them look very appealing!

GG 29/11/13 23:25

This is a really innovative way to use kale. The muffins look really tasty. GG

Liz Berg 30/11/13 00:46

Gorgeous muffins, Angie! I bet they taste divine :)

Rosita Vargas 30/11/13 01:28

Gracias por su comentario en mi receta pero por error borrè varios....los muffins salados se ven estupendos,saludos y abrazos.

Lizzie @ Strayed from the Table 30/11/13 05:10

These look great and incredibly moist too. I have plenty of cavelo nero kale to use up so these could be a good use.

Anonymous 30/11/13 14:57

These look increadible! Yum!

Gloria Baker 30/11/13 15:36

Ah Angie these look amazing I love savoy muffins, really nice récipe! xo

eatgood4life.blogspot.com 30/11/13 19:38

Could you please move next door to me so that you can share all of your goodies with me please? Seriously drooling...

Daniela Grimburg 30/11/13 20:20

These muffins look amazing, beautiful color, perfectly golden brown and healthy ingredients!

Elisabeth Foodandthrift 30/11/13 22:04

Angie these kale muffins are so, so amazing, so healthy, vibrant in color, and truly a delicious treat for breakfast, or an afternoon snack...or for that matter, even a replacement for breads and/or rolls at dinner time. Love, superb and vibrant photos!

Anne ~ Uni Homemaker 1/12/13 08:08

This is a gorgeous looking and healthy muffin recipe Angie! I love that specs of greens here. Delicious!

Tricia Buice 1/12/13 17:28

I am drooling over these muffins. What a great way to combine all those healthy delicious ingredients. So creative and your photos are gorgeous!

Patty Price 3/12/13 01:39

Gorgeous pictures-love all the green of the kale-nothing like a 'healthier' muffin to start the day or for a satisfying snack ;)

tigerfish 4/12/13 01:44

Love your kale muffins but I need to pick up some basic baking skills before taking an advanced step to savory muffins.

Debra Eliotseats 4/12/13 03:11

My kale might be ready for this by next week. :)

Lysanne Joan H 8/1/14 10:25

I just made them and they are perfect and delicious! I am not a very big fan of sweet muffins, so this kale muffins are a healthy and addicted snack :). First a thought kale in a muffin? That's weird... But then I made them and I like the muffins a lot. Thanks for sharing the recipe Angie!

Shibi Thomas 6/2/14 20:09

That's a great muffin with all healthy stuff packed!! I love savory muffins for breakfast. Will give this a try.


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