6 Healthy Recipes for Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Love blueberry muffins, but haven’t found a healthy vegan recipe?

Well these vegan blueberry muffin recipes are here to help. 

Making muffins healthy, these are all oil-free, yet still moist and full of flavour. So, eating them is something you’ll never need to feel bad about!

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#1. Gluten-Free Vegan Blueberry Vanilla Muffins (GF)

How about starting with a recipe for gluten-free, vegan blueberry muffins from The Vegan 8?!

The vanilla adds a lovely aroma, and fresh, plump, and juicy blueberries are best. But, don’t worry, you don’t need many. A little goes a long way!

Made with almond and oat flour these muffins are a gluten-free treat! Using certified gluten-free oat flour can help ensure they’re celiac-friendly.  

In this recipe, (low fat) coconut milk adds moisture and pairs with the blueberry-vanilla combo quite nicely.

And adding vegan chocolate chips into the mixture can provide some extra goodness!

#2. Vegan Blueberry Muffins with Millet and Buckwheat (GF)

Packed with whole food, plant-based foods, these vegan blueberry muffins are nutritious, gluten-free, and filling!

With millet, buckwheat, plant-based milk, and sweetened with fruit, this recipe proves just how much you can do with whole, plant-based foods.

And for the peanut butter lovers, there’s even a bit of pb in there too! If you happen to give the recipe a go with a lower fat peanut powder like PB2 let us know how it goes!

Try out this recipe by Neve Liivlaid on NutritionStudies.org.


#3. Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Zest and Cardamom (GF)

Medjool dates, plant-based milk, millet, oats, applesauce, walnuts, and, of course, blueberries, make this one tasty recipe for vegan blueberry muffins!

Spiced with cardamom and a touch of lemon zest, the aroma of these muffins helps to further enhance the flavour!

Using millet and oats (ground into a flour) and sweetening the recipe with dates, these vegan blueberry muffins are made with only whole, plant-based foods. 

These muffins are from a Forks Over Knives recipe by Cathy Fisher of Straight Up Food.

#4. Breakfast Blueberry Muffins

Although they’re good anytime of day, blueberry muffins really do make for a great breakfast food. Pair them with a fruit smoothie and you have the perfect morning meal! 

And this recipe from Holly of My Plant-Based Family can also be made into a blueberry loaf. All you need to do is pour the batter into a loaf pan and bake it for 40 minutes.

You can add in some nuts for a fruity-nut loaf that would sure make for a nice snack to serve company!

There’s only a bit of plant-based milk in this recipe, but all of the fruit helps to make the muffins moist. And they can be made with whole wheat pastry flour (or regular whole wheat), whatever you have on hand.

Bake a batch of these in advance, and you’ll have breakfast for the week!

Related: 6 Vegan Gluten-Free Whole Grain Salad Recipes  

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#5. Healthy Vegan Blueberry Muffins

This low-fat blueberry muffin recipe from Kari of Positively Plant-Based also calls for whole wheat pastry flour.

And you’ll be needing a plant-based milk mixed with a bit of apple cider vinegar to add to the batter.

Lastly, sweetened with maple syrup and/or agave, these vegan blueberry muffins are a real treat!

#6. Oatmeal Blueberry Muffins 

Spiced with a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg, baking a batch of these vegan blueberry muffins will have your kitchen smelling delicious in no time!

And, made with oat as well as all-purpose flour, this recipe from Brand New Vegan makes for a great alternative to your morning oatmeal.

Or, why not have them both. Because blueberries and oats really do go well together!

Want more recipes?

For more fruity, gluten-free, vegan baked goods, try this strawberry-banana pancake recipe from Vegan Runner Eats. 

Or, if you like dates, you’ll love these oil-free, vegan cinnamon rolls from Feasting on Fruit!

Related: 9 Top Oil-Free Vegan Recipe E-Books to Check Out


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