Muffins are one of my favorite make-ahead breakfasts and snacks for kids and to help you feed your littles the most nutritious ones out there, this list is here to help. These 25 Healthy Muffins include all sorts of flavor profiles that will make kids happy—and they’re easy to make and full of the good stuff.
Each of these muffins has low added sugar and is made with fruit and/or veggies and whole grains. Some include extra protein, some have extra healthy fats, and some are best for certain seasons of the year. Choose based on flavors that you think your family will enjoy or ingredients and whip up a batch as a make-ahead breakfast or snack to share.
- Mini Applesauce Muffins
Easy, flavorful, and just sweet enough. With a hint of cinnamon to round things out.
- Healthy Apple Muffins
These have a low amount of added sugars, but are more fun with a sprinkle of (optional) cinnamon-sugar on top.
- Baby Muffins with Apple, Banana, and Carrot
Try these if you’re looking for an added sugar-free muffin for your baby or toddler.
- Banana Oatmeal Muffins
Try this blender muffin recipe the next time you have too-ripe bananas on hand.
- Banana Zucchini Muffins with Blueberries
With three kinds of produce, these muffins are moist and packed with wholesome ingredients.
- Banana Peach Muffins
We love these fresh-tasting muffins at the end of summer when peaches are at their best.
- Banana Muffins with Avocado
These are a good option for kids who won’t like eating avocado fresh.
- Vegan Banana Muffins
Made without eggs, dairy, or honey, these vegan mini muffins are an allergy-friendly hit.
- Blueberry Banana Muffins with Oats
These taste like a yummy combo of baked oatmeal and a classic blueberry muffin.
- Healthy Blueberry Muffins
The Greek yogurt in these adds extra protein!
- Carrot Cake Muffins
You can even top these healthy muffins with a little cream cheese for a healthy cupcake!
- Corn Muffins with Yellow Squash and Raisins
Tuck a little summer squash into your next batch of muffins for the kids.
- Maple Cornbread Muffins
Made without gluten, these are a classic muffins without all of the excess sugar.
- Flourless Butternut Squash Muffins
With a hint of apple, these perfect-for-fall muffins pair well with soups and stews.
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins
Chocolate and peanut butter are a classic combo…especially with a cold cup of milk!
- Chocolate Protein Muffins with Hidden Veggies
These super moist muffins are packed with protein and veggies.
- Gluten-Free Strawberry Muffins
Mix up a batch of these nutritious muffins for kids even if you have a gluten intolerance in the house.
- Healthy Strawberry Muffins
With a little lemon for bright flavor, these muffins are ideal for those berry-loving kid.
- Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
These have the best pumpkin spice flavors and happen to be made without eggs.
- Mini Pumpkin Muffins
Super high in protein, made without flour, and so moist…win, win!
- Pumpkin Muffins with Oatmeal
These blender muffins are easy to make and are so super moist. They’re great with a few chocolate chips on top.
- Whole Grain Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Serve up some fiber in a healthy format with these healthy muffins.
- Sweet Green Spinach Banana Muffins
Green foods can be fun and these spinach muffins prove the point!
- Savory Veggie Muffins
These healthy muffins have 4 kinds of veggies tucked inside them!
- Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins with Blueberries
Put that end of summer zucchini to good use in this healthy riff on a chocolate chip muffin recipe.