41. Coffee Walnut Muffins With Coffee Glaze
Coffee walnut plus coffee glaze is essentially a coffee lover’s dream. While most of us focus in on the caffeine aspect of coffee, coffee has other health benefits. A regular cup of coffee helps protect against type 2 diabetes, liver disease, liver cancer, and Parkinson’s disease. It also keeps your heart healthy. This tasty low-carb food fulfils your sweet tooth, your coffee craving, and your health kick. Plus, if you’re already brewing coffee to make the glaze, you might as well have a cup!
42. Healthy Egg Muffin Cups
No carb muffin? No problem. Low calorie muffin? No problem. As far as low-carb foods go, egg muffins top the list when it comes to ease and flavor. This variation is full of delightful vegetables – baby spinach, red pepper, green pepper, yellow onion, mushrooms, and garlic. Garlic doesn’t just taste amazing; it’s really good for you too. Despite having very few calories, it really packs a punch when it comes to manganese, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. A serving of garlic covers 23 percent of the daily value of manganese.
43. Clean Eating Butternut Squash & Apple Muffins
Here’s a low-carb muffin recipe that will soon become a fall favorite! It uses two autumn stables: squash and apples. An added plus of this cinnamon, clove, and allspice flavored recipe is that the finished product freezes extremely well. Because it’s hard to cut down on a recipe that requires an entire butternut squash, it’s a nice benefit that you can throw some of the extra muffins in the freezer for a later date. Butternut squash is low in fat and high in dietary fiber.
44. Clean Eating Cranberry Muffins Recipe
These cranberry muffins will detoxify your system while simultaneously tasting delicious. They aren’t gluten free, but they do use avocado oil and honey. Avocado is stellar healthy fat. In one whole avocado, there are 9 grams of carbohydrates, but 7 of those are actually fiber. That means an avocado only has 2 net carbs. Honey is a wonderful natural sweetener. Honey is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, it reduces gastrointestinal disorders, and it helps prevent cancers and heart disease. You can use nut milks instead of cow’s milk.
45. Paleo “Pb&J” Muffins
This isn’t your grandmother’s peanut butter and jelly. Right out of the gate, things are different because you’re going to use sunflower seed butter rather than peanut butter. (Homemade Sunbutter gives your muffins a green tint when they cool. It’s just the chlorogenic acid from the sunflower seeds, so don’t worry!) A whole banana goes into this recipe, and everything is topped with highly nutritious and delicious raspberry chia seed jam. This carb-free muffin even adhere to the Paleo diet, so you can enjoy with abandon!
46. Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Yummmm, chocolate! Sometimes life catches up to you and you need to snuggle in with a comfort food after long day. Rather than tossing your healthy eating to the wayside, reach for these carb-free muffins before you reach for the ice cream. Not only are they decadently chocolaty, but they’re also low-carb vegetable muffins! Yep, zucchini sneaks right in at the heels of the cocoa powder. You wouldn’t even know that veggie is in there! Some optional cinnamon adds to the drama of these comforting muffins.
47. Jalapeno And Cheddar Cauliflower Muffins
Ready to fire up your taste buds? You might need a firefighter to swing by and put out some jalapeno-induced flames! Kicking up the heat in the savory muffin department, jalapeno and cheddar cauliflower muffins come out swinging in the low-carb vegetable muffin category. Not only are the de-li-cious, but they’re also gluten free! They’re chewy, dense, nutritious, and so, so mouthwatering. The small addition of coconut flour skews them towards the baked goods category rather than ending up as an omelet.
48. Healthy Strawberries And Cream Protein Cupcakes
These sweeties can masquerade as either “muffin” or “cupcake.” The carbohydrates in these summery snacks make them practically carb free muffins. There is also flexibility in this recipe if you prefer using cottage cheese or Greek yogurt over ricotta cheese. These cupcake-muffins pair well with a low-carb diet without making you feel like you’re counting anything or eating healthy. In fact, with a dollop of whipped cream on top, you’ll think you’re overindulging with these protein-packed, gluten free, grain free strawberry muffins!
49. Peanut Butter & Jam Muffins
Here’s a muffin even your toddler can get behind! You’ll love biting into your PB&J muffin; the jam in the middle in bright, flavorful, and the best part? Homemade! That’s right, you learn how to make you own raspberry chia seed jam with this recipe. Chia seeds and raspberries are superheros of the nutrition world. These muffins are decidedly far from the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich while still tasting like days of swing sets, naptime, and imaginary friends.
50. Pepperoni Pizza Muffins
Pizza? As a muffin? You heard right! Here’s an option if you have kids and they’re reluctant to jump on the carb free muffin bandwagon with mom. No one can say no to pizza. No one! Cream cheese and Asiago cheese mixed right into the batter offer optimal cheesiness without needing to mound mozzarella on top. The use of coconut and almond flours makes these muffins also gluten free. These pizza muffin morsels dress up well as breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack!
You’re Going to Love These 50 Awesome Low-Carb Muffins
Whatever your reason for counting carbs, know that there is a muffin out there that will satisfy all of your cravings while sticking to your diet. The options are endless, and they come in both sweet and savory varieties. There are even muffin varieties that play by the guidelines of Paleo diet; others are suitable for people living vegan. So, next time you want a muffin, don’t you dare sacrifice your favorite breakfast or snack food in the name of counting carbs: simply pick out a low-carb muffin recipe and discover a whole new magical side of muffins! You might even think of a few recipe modifications of your own to make them even healthier.