Do you like your muffins sweet or savoury? Either way, we’ve got you covered with these 6 simple muffin recipes that you (and the kids) can enjoy as part of your healthy eating plan.
Kids will love these in their lunchbox – you could even make them as a mini muffin which is the perfect size for little hands.
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6 Must Try Muffin Recipes
1. Banana Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins
Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! You’re not going to find too many kids who object to something cake-shaped for brekky.
While cafe or supermarket bought muffins are often laden with white flour and copious amounts of sugar, homemade varieties can be packed with wholesome and filling ingredients to keep little tummies satisfied.
Banana Yoghurt Breakfast Muffins recipe here.
2. Easy Zucchini Muffins
Get some extra veggies in your day with this tasty savoury muffin. You could also have it as a satisfying lunch just by adding a side salad.
Easy Zucchini Muffins recipe here.
3. Carrot And Date Muffins
When you really crave some cake, this should be your go-to recipe. Perfect for an afternoon snack – and there’s no need to tell the kids they’re packed with veggies! Sure to become a freezer favourite.
Carrot And Date Muffins recipe here.
4. Pumpkin And Parmesan Muffins
As well as being packed with nutrition, pumpkin is often cheap and plentiful. Make the most of it with these cheesy muffins that are delicious served warm.
Pumpkin And Parmesan Muffins recipe here.
5. Sugar-Free Apple and Banana Muffins
The kids will love these and you can rest easy as there is no added sugar – it’s all made with the sweetness from the fruit. Plus the wholemeal flour increases the fibre content and provides slow-release energy.
Sugar-Free Apple and Banana Muffins recipe here.
6. Chocolate Chip Muffins
This one comes directly from our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge so you know it’s going to taste great AND be good for your weight loss goals too.
These muffins freeze really well, so why not make a double batch so that you always have some to hand. You could also add some banana or chopped apple before cooking if you have some to hand.
Chocolate Chip Muffins recipe here.
This recipe is from our Healthy Kids Cookbook which is available as a hard copy and as an eBook.