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Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, for a healthy and delicious dessert! Gluten free and paleo.

healthy Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

Delicious and healthy lemon poppy seed muffins that are perfect for summer. Absolutely obsessed with this recipe and these lemon poppy seed muffins soon became my new favourite. You can watch how I made these on my Youtube Video below.

healthy Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins
healthy Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins
healthy Lemon and Poppy Seed Muffins

They are really easy to make too,  with just seven ingredients needed. Just mix all the ingredients together, transfer to your muffin tray, bake and you’re done.

I think they make a perfect little snack or after dinner dessert. We use coconut flour to make these  gluten free lemon poppy seed muffins.

They have the best fluffy texture, filled with crunchy poppy seeds and fresh lemon flavor.

Why you will love these healthy lemon poppy seed muffins:

  • Quick and easy to make
  • Perfectly lemony and zesty
  • Only 9 simple ingredients needed
  • No refined sugar
  • Gluten free

Love lemon desserts try these:

Lemon Protein Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Ingredients

To make these perfect lemon poppy seed muffins you need the following ingredients-

  • eggs – can sub for chia seeds eggs or flax eggs
  • coconut flour – I don’t recommend subbing this for other flours such as purpose flour, oat flour, almond flour or white whole wheat flour as coconut flour is really absorbent and hard to sub
  • poppy seeds – 
  • coconut oil – can sub for melted butter, room temperature or cooled will not work, need to be melted
  • honey – can sub for maple syrup of agave
  • fresh lemon juice
  • fresh lemon zest
  • almond milk – any non-dairy milk or cows milk will work

Optional Add ins

  • vanilla extract – add 1 tsp of vanilla extract for extra flavor
  • almond extract – if you love almond flavor add 1 tsp
  • lemon extract – love bright lemon flavor? add some lemon extract for extra zing
  • simple lemon glaze – top your lemon muffins with a lemon glaze by mixing together – 1 cup powdered sugar, fresh lemon juice, zest of 1 lemon and 1-2 tablespoons almond milk

Health Benefits of Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Poppy seeds -Supply a dose of the minerals iodine, manganese, zinc, magnesium and copper.

Lemon –  many nourishing elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and phosphorus

Coconut flour –  high in fibre, protein, and healthy fats

You can use flax eggs and maple syrup to make vegan lemon poppy seed muffins

How to Make Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Recipe

Full recipe details in the recipe card at the end of this post

  • Preheat oven to 325 f/160c
  • Grease a muffin pan or line with muffin liners
  • In a small bowl combine the coconut flour, baking soda, poppy seeds, and lemon zest.
  • In a large bowl combine the lemon juice, coconut oil, honey, almond milk, eggs. You can place the eggs in a bowl of warm tap water for a few minutes to help warm them up quickly. This will ensure that your muffin batter will be runny, and will easily mix and pour into the muffin cups. (Otherwise the coconut oil may harden and won’t mix evenly into the batter.)
  • Combine the wet ingredients with the dry ingredients.
  • Divide batter into your muffin tin and bake at 325f /160c for 20 – 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Leave to cool completely before enjoying.
  • Store leftover muffins in an airtight container

More healthy muffins recipes:

Blueberry Lemon Zest Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Protein Muffins

Chocolate Protein Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, for a healthy and delicious dessert! Gluten free and paleo.

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Juice of 1 medium lemon
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 f/160c
  • In a small bowl combine the coconut flour, baking soda, poppy seeds, and lemon zest.
  • In a separate bowl combine the lemon juice, coconut oil, honey, almond milk, eggs. You can place the eggs in a bowl of warm tap water for a few minutes to help warm them up quickly. This will ensure that your muffin batter will be runny, and will easily mix and pour into the muffin cups. (Otherwise the coconut oil may harden and won’t mix evenly into the batter.)
  • Combine the liquid mixture with the dry ingredients.
  • Pour the batter into muffins tins and bake at 325f/160c for 20 – 25 minutes.

Notes

coconut flour must be used in this recipe, subs wont work
coconut oil must be melted or the batter will be dry

If you love coconut flour try this coconut bread recipe.


I really hope you enjoyed this Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins recipe.

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Monday 9th of October 2017

Mine wasn’t either. I put my mixture in the microwave for thirty seconds and it got the runny consistency. I think it’s just the coconut oil being weird during the winter months.

Riana

Monday 9th of October 2017

Mine was not a runny consistency in the slightest. It clumped up and acted like over saturated bread. I think the coconut oil is solidifying because it’s so cold out, so I put mine in the microwave to see if that would help. It did, but maybe something to make during the summer months? Either way they tasted delicious

nourishyourglow

Monday 9th of October 2017

Thank you for the feedback, I think you're totally right about the coconut oil! I'll add it into the recipe notes. Glad you enjoyed them x

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