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27 Unique Muffin Recipes

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My boys love breakfast. It’s their favorite meal of the day. They don’t seem to tire of cereal but a mom can only allow so many bowls of it.

Making sure they get a healthy breakfast before rushing out the door to school isn’t always an easy task.

I’m finding these unique muffin ideas work perfectly to achieve a healthy start each morning. I especially like those sneaky veggie and zucchini muffins, and the funfetti muffins would be great for a boy’s birthday breakfast.

Don’t miss the rest of these tasty recipes either; they all have something special to offer. Your whole family will benefit from a healthy, tasty beginning to the day. Good morning, Sunshine!


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1. Easy Blueberry Muffins

From Glued To My Crafts

These easy blueberry muffins are great for a quick snack, breakfast, or dessert! They use simple ingredients and cook up easily.

2. Strawberry Banana Muffins

From Sweet Bella Roos

These delicious muffins are great if you have any bananas or strawberries you need to use up! Using fresh fruit in them will help to keep the batter moist, sweet, and delicious.

These strawberry banana muffins also freeze well, so you can make them in advance and save them for a special occasion!

3. Egg, Potato, & Bacon Breakfast Muffin

From Simply Being Mommy

With only 5 ingredients, these savory muffins are perfect for the busy mom on the go. Just put everything into a muffin tray, and you’ve got an easy, cheesy, meal that can be taken with you on the go.

4. Veggie Quiche Cups To Go

From The Kitchen is My Playground

These low carb breakfast treats can be made ahead and frozen, which makes your morning routine easier. You can add whatever veggies you’d like.

5. Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

From Mommy Octopus

These pumpkin dark chocolate chip muffins use fresh pumpkin which is very easy to cook! They are healthy and kid-approved, great for bake sales or exchanges!

6. Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

From I Eat Therefore I Cook

Want something really healthy? You’ll want to try these because bananas replace butter and blueberries add a delicious kick. Oats give them that satisfying stick-with-you feeling so no tummy growls mid-morning.

7. Breakfast Muffins

From Little House Living

These muffins are super easy to make and have 2 sources of protein! They can be made in advance, I just make them and freeze them. They make a great portable breakfast for busy mornings.

8. Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

From Little House Living

Chocolate zucchini muffins are so easy to make! The zucchini keeps the muffins so moist. If you want to turn these into a dessert just add some chocolate frosting for a delicious chocolate zucchini cupcake.

9. Snickerdoodle Muffins

From Mommy Enterprises

These muffins are an awesome spin on the classic snickerdoodle cookie. They cook up fast and taste amazing. I love to make these for bake sales and exchanges, everyone loves them!

10. Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins

From This Mom Can Cook

Blueberry muffins are a household favorite. This recipe takes a classic blueberry muffin recipe and tops it with a delicious crumbly streusel to bring your baking game to the next level!

11. Glazed Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

From This Mom Can Cook

These chocolate chip banana muffins are so simple to whip up for company. I almost always have the ingredients on hand! The glaze definitely adds the finishing touch to them.

12. Zucchini Muffins

From Thirty-One 10

I love making these zucchini muffins for a quick holiday breakfast, or even a dessert! Your kids won’t even know that they have vegetables in them. Win for mom!

13. Apple Oatmeal Muffins

From Mom Foodie at Blommie

Whenever I notice I have apples that won’t last much longer, I like to whip up these muffins. There’s something about apples with butter and brown sugar that pair so perfectly with a classic oatmeal muffin.

14. Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal Muffins

From Mom Foodie at Blommie

Who would have thought that sweet potato would be such a great addition to a batch of muffins? These have the perfect flavours of fall, and some of the classic ingredients of a sweet potato pie.

15 . Triple Chocolate Bomb Oatmeal Muffins

From Mom Foodie at Blommie

Grinding old fashioned oats create a brilliant gluten-free substitute for flour in these muffins. They are decadently rich, with 3 different types of chocolate!

16. Peanut Butter Muffins

From Jade Louise Designs

These muffins will be loved by all, picky eaters or not! They are seriously easy to make. Try using crunchy peanut butter for an added texture. You can use this recipe in a waffle maker, sandwich maker, or a cake pan.

17. Current Muffins

From Jade Louise Designs

Currants are known to be tart, cooking them into a sweet muffin cuts out some of that tartness and results in a great muffin for breakfast or dessert!

18. Greek Yogurt Berry Muffins

From Some of This and That

These Greek yogurt berry muffins make a great on-the-go breakfast. You can choose any berries you have on hand to mix things up. The Greek yogurt adds a beautiful texture to the muffins.

19. Sneaky Veggie Double Chocolate Whole Wheat Muffins

From Bare Feet on The Dashboard

These muffins are super healthy, and perfect for any fussy eaters you might have. They use what flour, apple sauce, flax seed, zucchini, and carrots, to make sure your child is getting the nutrients they need. They’ll never even know!

20. Fresh Peach Spice Muffins

From Live Love Texas

Peaches are one of my all-time favorite fruits. These peach spice muffins are free of oil, eggs, butter, and guilt! Perfect for breakfasts, snacks, or desserts!

21. Raspberry Banana Crumb Muffins

From Domestic Mommyhood

These raspberry banana crumb muffins are packed full of flavour and cook up so easily. The crumble mix that you add on top turns a beautiful golden-brown while they cook, and they remind me of a mini berry cobbler!

22. Healthy Strawberry and Lemon Muffins

From Homemade for Elle

These refreshing muffins are a great healthy morning snack that are perfect for spring time.

23. Berry Streusel Muffin with Cream Cheese Filling

From Recipes to Make

24. Banana Streusel Muffins

From Gator Mommy Reviews

These muffins are great to make if you need to use up some over ripe bananas. The streusel topping is honestly to die for.

25. Healthy Smoothie Muffins

From I Eat Therefore I Cook

26. Mini Breakfast Cups

From Leave No Leftovers

These mini breakfast cups are perfect for breakfast or lunch. I love making these rather than a big dish for everyone, personal sized foods are always so much fun.

These only require 4 ingredients, so whipping them up for the family in the morning is super stress-free!

27. Funfetti Breakfast Muffins

From The Pinning Mama

These breakfast muffins will make your kids grin from ear to ear. They use colorful cereal in placement of actual sprinkles. They won’t even know they’re not getting cupcakes for breakfast. What a fun idea!

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Toni Thomason

Toni is a stay-at-home mom whose life completely revolves around 2 crazy little boys. When she's not defending herself in a light saber battle or saving the day with her little superheroes, she loves crafting and designing things for her house. She loves animals, shopping, traveling and just snuggling on the couch with her family while watching a movie or reading a good book. Catch more of her crazy, hectic life at creativedesignsbytoni.com.