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10 Healthy Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes for a Tasty Breakfast

Spiced Chai Banana Muffins

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These winning muffins get a boost of protein and flavor thanks to chai-flavored protein powder. They also come together really quickly—from prep to first bite, they take just over 20 minutes.

Get the recipe: Spiced Chai Banana Muffins

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Grain-Free Apricot Ricotta Muffins

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Serve up these muffins with ricotta, sliced apricots, and a drizzle of honey. (You could also double up on the apricot flavor by spreading on homemade apricot sauce.)

Get the recipe: Grain-Free Apricot Ricotta Muffins

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Vegan Cornbread Muffins with Aquafaba

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This vegan recipe for cornbread muffins uses aquafaba. Aqua-what-a? It's basically the liquid you drain from a can of chickpeas or beans, and it's often used as a substitution for eggs as a thickener. Intrigued? Check out these five other ways you can use aquafaba.

Get the recipe: Vegan Cornbread Muffins with Aquafaba

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Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

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These muffins combine the comforting flavor of pumpkin spice with a crumbly streusel topping.

Get the recipe: Bakery-Style Moist Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

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Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

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Not only are these loaded with bits of strawberries and rhubarb, they're easy on your grocery budget—each muffin costs just 50 cents to make—so you can make a bunch on Sunday to have for breakfasts or a healthy snack throughout the week.

Get the recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

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Gluten-Free Peach Streusel Muffins

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If you love a good peach crisp, but summer desserts just aren't happening yet, these tasty muffins will tide you over. They're made with chunks of fresh peaches and traces of vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Get the recipe: Gluten-Free Peach Streusel Muffins

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Spiced Pear and Oat Breakfast Muffins

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These mildly spiced muffins are made with almond flour and a pear purée. They're perfect for when you want a little something special for breakfast, but don't have the time to make something special. (Get more of your pear fix with this spiced pear smoothie.)

Get the recipe: Spiced Pear and Oat Breakfast Muffins

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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You can't taste the zucchini, but the brilliant ingredient will offer a sneaky boost of fiber. Plus, each muffin has only 93 calories. (Discover even more dessert recipes with hidden vegetables inside.)

Get the recipe: Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

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Fruit and Veggie Mini Muffins

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Nutrition-wise these muffins have so much going for them. Their ingredient list, which includes flaxseed, banana, carrots, apple, kale, and walnuts, looks more like a Whole Foods aisle than a pastry shop.

Get the recipe: Fruit and Veggie Mini Muffins

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Healthy Blender Sweet Potato Muffins

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These sweet potato muffins are practically effortless! They can be whipped up in a blender or in a single bowl. You can also turn them into cupcakes by topping them with a healthy frosting. (Sweet potatoes are actually a genius ingredient for healthy desserts. Proof, here.)

Get the recipe: Healthy Blender Sweet Potato Muffins

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