Basic Healthy Muffins

Check out our basic recipe for healthy muffins! You can use this recipe as a base and deviate to make all of your favorite healthy muffin recipes such as blueberry, banana chocolate chip, and pumpkin!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 12 muffins 1x


Dry Ingredients

  • 1.75 cups white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup pureed fruit (mashed banana or applesauce)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cups almond milk, unsweetened (or any kind of milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted


  1. First, preheat oven to 350ºF and line a muffin tin with cupcake liners or spray with coconut oil cooking spray.
  2. Place all dry ingredients into a large bowl and whisk.
  3. Then, mix together all wet ingredients (minus the melted coconut oil).
  4. Combine dry ingredients with wet ingredients and mix until smooth. Then, add in melted coconut oil and mix again.
  5. Transfer batter into muffin tin. Fill each one around 3/4 of the way full. 
  6. Bake at 350ºF for 20-23 minutes or until you do the toothpick test and it comes out clean.


Optional add ins:

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup berries (any kind)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin or butternut squash puree


  • Serving Size: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 146
  • Sugar: 11
  • Fat: 4
  • Carbohydrates: 24
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 4