Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins (LOW CALORIE)

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

These Low Calorie Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins are just 164 calories and are 100% all-natural!

I have also supplied optional protein boosts, tips on lowering sugar and calories even more. So you can make these yummy breakfast muffins no matter what your dietary needs might be.

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

I love making these low calorie breakfast muffins for healthy meal prepped breakfasts. They are great hot or cold, and perfect with a cup of coffee. My kiddo even loves them and it means I can get breakfast on the table quickly and easily.

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients for Low Calorie Morning Glory Muffins

These healthy morning glory muffins are packed with good for you ingredients. You can easily swap out the maple syrup for keto maple syrup to cut calories and sugar more. And you can add in some yummy nuts to boost protein and nutrition.

No matter how you choose to make these low calorie muffins, I know you’ll love them!

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

Shopping List for Low Calorie Morning Glory Muffins:

  • Olive oil spray
  • All-purpose flour (or Gluten-Free)
  • Baking soda
  • Baking powder
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Old-fashioned oats
  • Unsweetened apple sauce
  • Real maple syrup
  • Coconut oil 
  • Egg
  • Unsweetened almond milk (or unsweetened milk of your choice)
  • Banana
  • Raisins
  • Carrots

Optional Add-Ins:

  • Chopped walnuts
  • Shredded coconut
  • Chopped pecans
  • Apple 
  • Flax seeds

How to Make Low Calorie Breakfast Muffins

I like to use a box cheese grater to shred the carrots, it makes for bigger chunks. But you can also use a fine grater, or even blend the carrots in a blender with the almond milk to hide them well.

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

How to Make Low Calorie Breakfast Muffins:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and coat a 12-cup muffin pan with olive oil spray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, salt and oats.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the apple sauce, maple syrup, egg, almond milk, and mashed banana.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix together until just combined.
  5. To the batter, add the raisins, carrots, and any optional add-ins you choose. Mix together until just combined.
  6. Fill each muffin cup with 1/4 cup batter, and sprinkle over extra oats, raisins or any optional ingredients you desire.
  7. Bake for 23-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of a muffin comes out clean.

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins Recipe

These low calorie breakfast muffins are hearty and delicious! You can choose to have just one (maybe with a Low Calorie Latte) or 2 for under 350 calories.

You can find more Low Calorie Meal Prep Breakfasts here, and a new Low Calorie Oatmeal Muffin recipe here.

Healthy Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

Low Calorie Morning Glory Breakfast Muffins

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These low calorie breakfast muffins are easy and delicious! I packed them with low calorie good for you ingredients, and even supplied you with optional add-ins to boost protein or nutrition.
At just 164 calories per muffin, these make a great light breakfast. You can even have 2 for under 350 calories!
Special Tip: You can lower the calories and sugar more by using keto maple syrup in place of the real maple syrup.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 164 kcal

Equipment

  • 2 bowls
  • 1 Muffin pan
  • 1 Whisk
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Box grater

Ingredients
  

  • Olive oil spray
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour or Gluten-Free
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk or unsweetened milk of your choice
  • 1 banana mashed
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4 medium carrots shredded

Optional Add-Ins:

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 apple chopped
  • 2 tablespoons flax seeds

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and coat a 12-cup muffin pan with olive oil spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, nutmeg, salt and oats.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together the apple sauce, maple syrup, egg, almond milk, and mashed banana.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix together until just combined.
  • To the batter, add the raisins, carrots, and any optional add-ins you choose. Mix together until just combined.
  • Fill each muffin cup with 1/4 cup batter, and sprinkle over extra oats, raisins or any optional ingredients you desire.
  • Bake for 23-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in center of a muffin comes out clean.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffinCalories: 164kcalCarbohydrates: 28.7gProtein: 3.2gFat: 4.7gSaturated Fat: 3.2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 176mgPotassium: 209mgFiber: 2.1gSugar: 10.5gCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg
Keyword breakfast muffins, low calorie muffins, morning glory muffins
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