21. Low-Carb Blueberry Muffins
If you’re looking for a summertime afternoon delight, these low-carb blueberry muffins won’t leave you disappointed. Firm, juicy berries burst with flavor; the coconut flour keeps things light and airy. There’s nothing better than biting into a soft, cool, delicious muffin on a hot day. Even better is using the muffin tops to sandwich a layer of whipped cream and make tempting whoopie pies or ice cream sandwiches. Dairy free modifications are optional too, if that’s how you swing.
22. Low-Carb Maple Bacon Pecan Muffins
On the heels of the “cronut” (croissant-donut) fad comes another breakfast phenomenon: the maple bacon donut. This muffin is a variation on that theme. The low carb maple bacon pecan muffin will surprise your breakfast company, but after the first bite, they’ll be asking for more. This muffin rolls everything from a traditional breakfast into one convenient muffin. Maple, bacon, and pancakes combine to make one super breakfast food. The addition of pecans ups the nutrient content too! Indulge responsibly.
23. Grain-Free Coconut Flour Pumpkin Muffins
Don’t fall prey to the pumpkin spice craze this autumn and pack on the pounds. Instead, make you own pumpkin spice baked goods and skip the insane calories. These darling muffins are refined sugar free, gluten free, and low-carb. They’re made with coconut flour and are sweetened with pure maple syrup. The cinnamon, cloves, and allspice will have you kitchen smelling like a coffee shop in no time, minus the empty calories and hefty price tag. A sprinkle of walnuts on top adds some healthy crunch!
24. Carrot Cake Zucchini Muffins
Two vegetables in one muffin, can you imagine? Carrots and zucchini meet up to make these muffins marvelous. Of all of the low-carb muffin recipes out there, this one excels at pairing health with flavor. Light in color and subtle in flavor, carrot cake zucchini muffins are also grain free and fall into the Paleo category of diets. Carrot is an excellent source of beta carotene, fiber, antioxidants, folate, potassium, iron, copper, manganese, and vitamins A, C, K, and B8.
25. Flaxseed Cinnamon Bun Muffins
Next time you’re tempted to swing into CinnaBon at the mall, think again and whip up some of these sugar-and-spice muffins instead. Not only are they totally yummy, but they also contain flaxseed, which has been shown to help regulate estrogen levels of all things! Not only do you skip all the calories of CinnaBon with this recipe, but you also get a gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, yeast-free, corn-free, grain-free, nut-free, Paleo, low carb snack! Kids love them and are none the wiser to how healthy they are!
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26. Savory Zucchini Feta Muffins
Normally we use chocolate to sneak zucchini into our muffins and breads. It disguises things and people (read: kids) are oblivious to the fact that they’re eating a vegetable. But what if the vegetable waltzed into the muffin and took center stage? That’s what’s happening with these zucchini feta muffins! There’s no tip-toeing around the fact that these healthy, savory muffins are good for you. These can stand alone or pair with a large meal as kind of a biscuit substitute.
27. Double Chocolate Muffins
Low-carb muffin recipes seem like they wouldn’t pair well with chocolate, but these muffins dare to double the chocolate without sacrificing nutrition. Guess what the secret ingredient is? Avocado! Avocado and chocolate are a match made in heaven, believe it or not! Avocados are thick and creamy, and they are brimming with healthy fats. Plus, when in season, avocados are ridiculously cheap, making this recipe as inexpensive as it is scrumptious. These muffins call for the healthiest chocolate: dark chocolate.
28. Breakfast Egg Muffins
For a quick breakfast, aim for this carb free muffin. You can mix essentially any tasty veggie into it to create a muffin tailored specifically to your diners’ tastes. They’re easy to grab, and because they’re essentially an omelet in muffin form, they pack quick the punch when it comes to protein. One of the best things about these is that on-the-go moms can prepare them the night before and just pop them in the oven to cook come breakfast time.
29. Jalapeno Popper Egg Cups
Do you love jalapeno poppers but hate the greasy deep fried side of them? Turn to these spicy muffins for some satisfaction! They even look fancy with a bacon wrapping so that you can serve them as an hors d’oeuvre at a dinner party. Don’t worry if the cream cheese is your favorite part of a jalapeno popper: the cheesy creaminess is still in there despite these muffins being healthy! There are even only nine ingredients, two of which are salt and pepper!
30. Double Chocolate Blender Muffins
The world of muffins wouldn’t be complete without a staple to-die-for chocolate muffin. This is that muffin. They’re chewy, yummy, chocolaty goodness, and still better yet, you can make them in large batches and freeze them! Any time you have a kid wanting a snack or a spouse needing breakfast on the way out the door, you can have these much loved favorites on hand. They’re even grain-free, to top it off! The blender aspect of preparation means they’re easy to make too.