We live in a house with no air conditioning which is totally fine 97% of the year. For the small percentage of days that equate to a heat wave in SF, I put a strict “no oven use” rule in place. Now that the cooler temps are officially here, the oven is back on and I’m in the mood to bake! I love making muffins because a) they are super easy to whip up and b) I love having them around for breakfasts and snacks!
Over my years in this space I’ve come to learn that “healthy” is such a subjective term. This is of course how we define healthy. You may define it differently, but either way we’ve got options for ya and we’re rounding up the best healthy muffin recipes on the web!
Healthy Muffin Recipes
Extra-ripe bananas and all-natural peanut butter make these oatmeal banana peanut butter muffins a healthier snack option! Made in one bowl and no added sugar, these muffins will become a must-bake healthy treat!
As a healthy paleo breakfast or snack, these Grain-Free Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are a must-make when you have a plethora of zucchini lying around! Enjoy fresh or freeze for later.
A healthy take on muffins, these Healthy Pumpkin Spice Muffins are simple to make, gluten-free and require just one tool… your blender! No other dishes required.
Swap the butter for avocado in these Healthy Chocolate Chip Avocado Muffins. They’re moist and delicious with a chocolate kick for a healthy snack recipe on the go.
These Paleo Banana Nut Muffins are a delicious grain-free muffin recipe made with the sweetness of bananas and the heartiness of almond meal for the perfect paleo muffin recipe without noticing that they’re gluten-free too!
Sweeten up your muffins naturally with these Sweet Potato Muffins topped with a deliciously nutty walnut streusel. No one will guess they are gluten-free and vegan!
Ring in the holidays with these healthy chocolate gingerbread muffins that are gluten-free and vegan! They’re full of rich chocolately flavors plus a spicy gingerbread kick.
These Paleo Lemon Poppyseed Muffins are packed-full of flavor and nutrition but are completely grain and oil free. They will quickly become your new favorite treat for healthy snacking on the go.
A delicious and moist classic banana muffin with added cinnamon and crumb topping. These Banana Cinnamon Crumb Muffins are also gluten-free and lightened-up. Perfect for weekday breakfasts or snacking.
These sweet potato chocolate muffins are moist, fluffy, super tasty, and they’ve got the world’s best muffin tops––with perfectly crispy edges. Thanks for the delicious recipe, Sweet Potato Soul!
Had to include a savory muffin in the round-up from Food Heaven! These cornbread muffins have the classic taste and texture of your favorite cornbread recipe, but with a twist of added flavor from the rosemary.
These gluten-free banana muffins are made with wholesome oat flour, which is naturally gluten free, mashed banana, greek yogurt, and a touch of brown sugar for sweetness. A delicious looking recipe from All The Healthy Things.
These gluten-free muffins are made in just one bowl. They’re sweet, but not too sweet, which makes them the perfect little muffin to serve at breakfast or even as an afternoon snack. Another winner from All The Healthy Things.
If you’re a fan of desserts like financiers or dense chocolate tortes, I think you’ll like these, too. I love that they’re light enough to enjoy for breakfast as a muffin, but could also be dressed up with some powdered sugar or a dollop of whipped cream and berries for a really lovely dessert. Can’t wait to try this, Always Order Dessert!
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