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Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins
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Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins

These Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins are the perfect breakfast! Low in sugar and vegan, they're packed with zesty lemon flavor and nutritious chia seeds.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy lemon chia seed muffins, lemon chia seed muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 muffins
Calories 117kcal
WW Freestyle Points 4

Ingredients

For flax egg:

For the batter:

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 and prepare a greased or lined muffin tin.
  • In a small bowl, mix together flax seed meal and warm water until combined. Allow them to sit for 5 minutes and solidify to make 'flax eggs'.
  • In a bowl combine flax eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, applesauce, maple syrup and almond milk
  • Stir in flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon + chia seeds.
  • Pour batter in to greased muffin tins
  • Bake for 20 minutes until edges are golden brown and toothpick comes out clean when inserted inside.

Notes

Substitutions for these Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins:
  • If you don't want to flax eggs you can use 2 regular 
  • If you don't have flax seed meal, you can pulse flax seeds in a food processor or blender until they are fine.
  • You can sub maple syrup with honey
  • I haven't tried making these muffins gluten free, but you may be able to substitute whole wheat flour with gluten free flour

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Lemon Chia Seed Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 117 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 93mg4%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 3.5mg4%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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