50 Best Low-Carb Muffin Recipes

31. Bacon Egg Breakfast Muffins

Bacon Egg Breakfast Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – recipetineats.com

There’s a secret inside of these breakfast muffins: an entire egg! They make an exceptional (or egg-ceptional!) grab-and-go breakfast. The egg is cracked directly into the muffin batter and then bakes in to the muffin. Some lean bacon and shallots give them a touch of color. This muffin isn’t exactly low calorie, but that’s what makes it such a perfect way to jump start your metabolism at breakfast time. For a variation on this recipe, you could swap out the bacon for ham or sausage!

32. Healthy Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Muffins

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – lowcarbmaven.com

Keep it natural with these muffins. No processed ingredients go into these delicious low-carb, gluten-free, dairy-free pumpkin spice bites. It’s easy to stay healthy when you stick with whole foods. The spice mix of ground mace, cinnamon, and ginger give these muffins a little zing. Ginger is an awesome root used to relieve digestion issues, nausea, and loss of appetite. Ginger’s flavor isn’t always people’s favorite, however, so you can leave that out without a hitch if it’s not your cup of tea.

33. Low-Carb Egg Breakfast Muffins

Low Carb Egg Breakfast Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – hurrythefoodup.com

Look no further for your next breakfast low-carb muffin recipe: these breakfast egg muffins will please your whole family! These little omelet muffins are full of protein, and they’re practically carb-free muffins, that’s how healthy they are! You can modify them to suit your family’s tastes. The original recipe calls for a bell pepper, spring onions, and cherry tomatoes, and then there are a few optional add-ins, such as spinach. You might even toss in some ham if you have a meat-lover to please.

34. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – rohndasue.com

Lemons and poppy seeds go together like rainy days and leisure reading. Bite into sunshine with these too-good-to-be-true muffins. It’s tough to tell if you should eat them or photograph them, they’re just that pretty. When you break them apart, they crumble picturesquely. These lemon poppy seed muffins are not only low-carb, but they’re also grain free, sugar free, and dairy free! If you’re having a get-together or birthday party, you can serve these without a single worry about allergies.

35. Double Chocolate Power Muffins

Double Chocolate Power Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Sometimes, life demands chocolate. A lot of chocolate. Here’s a chocolate Goddess, come to save your day: these muffins are low-carb, gluten free, and they pack a powerful punch. In these tasty double chocolate muffins, you’ll find a healthy dose of protein courtesy of whey protein powder, antioxidants from the cocoa powder, and some caffeine from the instant coffee. No matter what your hectic life deals you, you can handle it with these surprisingly healthy, yummy, simple chocolate power muffins!

36. Paleo Blueberry Muffin

Paleo Blueberry Muffin

Detailed recipe and credit – livinghealthywithchocolate.com

Craving a blueberry muffin but you’re on a low-carb, Paleo diet? Look no further! These muffins are bursting with bright, fresh, purple fruit, and just looking at them you wouldn’t guess that they’re grain free, gluten free, and low-carb. There is also a version that is also nut free and dairy free. Seriously, these look just like the totally unhealthy blueberry muffins your grandma used to make, except they’re totally healthy. They don’t even take that much effort to make!

37. Paleo Chocolate Chip And Fig Sunbutter Muffins

Paleo Chocolate Chip And Fig Sunbutter Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – forageddish.com

Sunbutter, chocolate, and fig meet up and have a party in these Paleo-friendly muffins. Sunflower seeds are bursting with protein – they’re higher in protein than most other nuts and seeds – and because of sunbutter’s peanut butter-esque flavor, it pairs awesomely with fruit flavors, such as fig. Two ripe bananas also show up for this recipe, which means you’re getting a healthy dose of potassium too. Sometimes a Paleo diet feels limiting when it comes to baked goods; this is a mouth-watering work-around.

38. Keto Cheeseburger Muffins

Keto Cheeseburger Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – ruled.me

Low-carb foods don’t have to be all fruit and veggie based. This cheeseburger variation breaks the muffin mold. The main baking part of this goodie is in the burger “bun.” Blanched almond flour and flaxseed meal make up the muffin part, so you’ll get a healthy dose of omega-3 when you eat your cheeseburger muffin. From there, it’s all about adding some lean ground beef and topping everything off with your favorite cheeseburger relishes! Game-day company will devour these babies.

39. Low-Carb Macadamia Coconut Lime Muffins

Low-Carb Macadamia Coconut Lime Muffins

Detailed recipe and credit – alldayidreamaboutfood.com

Are you in need of a quick tropical vacation? Whip up some of these sunny macadamia coconut lime muffins and you will be instantly transported to your own private island! The macadamia nuts are the spine of this recipe, ground down in a food processor until they’re close to nut flour. Macadamia nuts are one of the most expensive nuts, but they’re well worth it because they’re one of the best nuts. They contain iron, protein, vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin.

40. Blueberry Streusel Muffins W/ Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

Blueberry Streusel Muffins W/ Lemon Cream Cheese Icing

Detailed recipe and credit – ibreatheimhungry.com

Who knew blueberry and lemon were a match made in heaven? Maybe the people who knew that were also aware that these bright, cheery breakfast muffins double as low-carb foods! These muffins take a few more ingredients seeing as you have to make the muffin, the streusel topping, and the icing, but they are well worth it. They’re also gluten-free, so that’s a plus! Blueberries are not only delightful, but they also ward off heart disease and are filled with fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6.

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