Healthy Gingerbread Muffins are a yummy holiday breakfast treat! Naturally gluten free and easy to make – your whole family will love them!
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Is there really anything more festive than Healthy Gingerbread Muffins?! I don’t think so!
These Healthy Gingerbread Muffins are super easy to make, and so delicious. They’re naturally gluten free + made in the blender which helps to give them their fluffy texture.
I’m the kind of person who would eat gingerbread flavored things pretty much all year round. It’s one of my favorite things, only second to pumpkin! (If you’re like me and love pumpkin, you should totally try these Healthy Pumpkin Muffins.)
It’s no secret how much you guys LOVE healthy muffin recipes – (these Healthy Banana Muffins are SO popular!)so I knew we needed a gingerbread muffin on the site too!
During the holidays it can be easy to totally overload on tons of sweets + treats. These muffins feel decadent and like you’re enjoying something guilty- without being a total sugar/carb bomb.
They’re great for freezing and putting in the toaster oven for a quick grab + go breakfast in the morning, or just for whipping up on a cozy, snowy weekend morning.
Ingredients for Healthy Gingerbread Muffins:
To make these healthy gingerbread muffins you’ll need:
- old fashioned oats
- maple syrup
- baking soda
- cinnamon, nutmeg, ground ginger, ground cloves
- almond milk
How to make gingerbread muffins:
I made these gingerbread muffins using my blender.
- First I blend the oats
- Then I add in the rest of my ingredients.
- Pour the batter into muffin liners, and bake! That’s it!
They’re SO fluffy and delicious. And they make your house smell amazing. There are a few substitutions that you can make with these muffins, which I’ve outlined below.
Substitutions for healthy gingerbread muffins
These muffins are pretty versatile. Here are a few ways you can customize them!
- Raw Sugar – You can sprinkle the tops of these gingerbread muffins with raw sugar to get that bakery feel!
- Gluten Free- If you are gluten free make sure to use old fashioned oats.
- Maple Syrup– You can sub honey for maple syrup
- Milk – You can use any milk in this recipe and it will work fine!
- Molasses– You can’t sub out molasses in this recipe. It’s what gives these their ‘gingerbread-y’ flavor!
How to store healthy gingerbread muffins:
It’s best to store these healthy muffins in an airtight container in your refrigerator. Keeping them in the refrigerator helps to maintain freshness.
You can freeze these muffins. They freeze super well, so double the batch and freeze the extras! I like to store them in a ziploc freezer bag, or large container.
To defrost the muffins I will either take them out of the freezer and put them in the refrigerator the night before I want to eat them, or you can pop them in the microwave for about 30 seconds until they are warm.
These healthy muffins are SO delicious and perfect for the holiday season. You’re going to love them!
Try these other healthy muffin recipes:
- Healthy Banana Protein Muffins
- Healthy Apple Muffins
- Healthy Pumpkin Muffins
- Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins
- Healthy Carrot Muffins
Healthy Gingerbread Muffins
- Preheat oven to 350 + prepare a greased or lined muffin tin.
- In a blender, add oats and blend until flour like consistency.
- Add all remaining ingredients to blender and combine.
- Pour batter into greased or lined muffin tins, filling 3/4 of the way full
- Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until a toothpick or cake tester comes out clean.
- Store in refrigerator for up to 1 week.