Do you know the muffin man, the muffin man …. Muffin lovers will be excited to try all of the wonderful gluten-free muffin recipes in this collection. Those following a gluten-free diet may have thought that they had to forego the delicious muffins because they typically contain wheat. But, now, there are muffin recipes that contain no flour at all, and there are many alternative flours you can use to make some of the tastiest muffins around. Gluten-free muffins can make a nutritious meal idea for everyday or special occasions. Since busy lifestyles require gluten-free foods that are fast and simple, you will find many easy recipes included in this assortment of the best muffin ideas.
Go Gluten-Free with these Amazingly Delicious Muffins
1. Low-Carb Egg Muffins for a Grab and Go Breakfast
This perfect take-along breakfast is a naturally gluten-free muffin recipe. It is also very customizable, so it will be sure to suit your tastes. First, you choose a variety of vegetables that you like to eat and place them in a silicone muffin cup. You can decide whether you want to add meat such as chopped ham or Canadian bacon. Next, add your favorite cheese, and finally top the ingredients with beaten egg. Bake these for an egg muffin which resembles a mini quiche that you can eat fresh from the oven, or re-warmed the next day.
2. Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins
Made with no flour, nor oil, these muffins are a healthy breakfast treat. The Greek yogurt and bananas combine to keep the muffins moist while the oats give them shape. This recipe is simple to prepare using a blender or food processor. These gluten-free muffins are denser than many muffins, but they are still soft and chewy. Perhaps the greatest parts of these muffins is the chocolate chips that are sprinkled throughout. For an even healthier option, you could substitute blueberries for the chocolate chips, but chocolate lovers will enjoy them as is.
3. Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mini Blender Muffins
One of the best gluten-free muffin recipes, these mini delights taste every bit as good as their counterparts prepared with flour. Peanut butter and chocolate lovers will get their fix without adding any gluten, refined sugars, or oils to the recipe. A banana and egg as well as a pinch of baking soda give these muffins a soft, but bouncy texture that is expected in muffins. The mini size combined with the mini chocolate chips helps these muffins bake in under ten minutes, and they are so easy to pop in your mouth.
4. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Mini Blender Muffins
Chocolate lovers will be excited to see a chocolate version of the peanut butter mini blender muffin. The addition of cocoa powder to peanut butter, a banana, and a few other ingredients creates the moist muffins that are decadent and delicious. The mini chocolate chips just add something extra to the fun. With all the ingredients processed together in a blender, this gluten-free recipe couldn’t be any easier to prepare. Plus, only a few tablespoons of honey and a ripe banana sweeten these, but they have more than enough sweetness to taste just perfect, for breakfast, lunchboxes, or a quick snack.
5. Flourless Pumpkin Pie Muffins
A gluten-free muffin recipe for pumpkin pie is perfect for the fall days ahead. The spices will be warming, and the pumpkin flavor is not to be missed. Plus, there is chocolate for the chocolate lovers in the crowd. The combination of ingredients, that does not include flour, results in a muffin that is more dense than a regular muffin, but one that has a doughy texture that just melts in your mouth. In addition, there is no need for added sugar or oil as the pumpkin will both sweeten and moisten these delicious treats. Your kitchen will smell so good while these are baking that it will be hard to wait until they are done.
6. Flourless Banana Bread Muffins
When you are looking for an easy recipe that is quick to prepare, look no further than these flourless banana bread muffins. They contain almond butter and almond meal that gives them a soft texture, so they taste just like a slice of banana bread. In addition, these muffins are healthy as they contain no added refined sugar or oils. While you can add some chocolate chips or slivered almonds to these delights, it is not necessary as the muffins have a delicious banana flavor all of their own.
7. Breakfast Muffins
These muffins are a great meal idea for those on a gluten-free diet. They are festive and fun which makes them perfect for a holiday breakfast or any special occasion. Yet, they are so easy to make that they can be served any day of the week. They can easily be cooked ahead and reheated for an easy weekday breakfast. Made with a hash brown crust and topped with eggs, bacon, cheese, and bell peppers, these delicious goodies are full of flavor and good for you too.
8. Gluten-free Basil Parmesan Popovers
Popovers are made with simple ingredients that have been around for centuries. Gluten-free popovers are made with different flours, but still have the same effect. The outsides of these popovers are crispy while the insides are hollow. The tops popped over the top of the pans making them the perfect, tasty treat. These popovers are made with fresh basil because fresh herbs are the ideal choice. You can even experiment with different herbs like thyme or rosemary if you choose. Parmesan cheese takes these over the edge of decadent.
9. Paleo, Gluten-free, Grain-free Mini Muffins
These totally grain-free muffins can be made regular size or as minis. Additionally, there are two version, one made with bananas and the other made with applesauce instead, so you can decide which one you prefer. It does contain the nut butter of your choice, so it has added protein. The taste and texture of these muffins is moist and flavorful. These gems can be topped with any gluten-free food such as dried fruits, nuts, chocolate chips or other toppings of choice plus they are exceptionally good with spreads such as apple butter or even more nut butter spread.
10. Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Muffins
This gluten-free muffin recipe makes the tastiest chocolate chip muffins in town. The muffins are tender on the inside and perfectly browned on the outside. They are moist and decadent and rise just like muffins that are made with wheat flour. The secret ingredient is the flour mix that is used, and it comes highly recommended. These smell so good when baking, filling the whole kitchen with the glorious smells. Better yet, the recipe is very easy to mix together and bake.