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Healthy Blueberry Zucchini Muffins

These hearty muffins are packed full of nutrtion while leaving all the added sugar out! Clean tasting and very filing!

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy blueberry zucchini muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Servings 18 muffins
Calories 87 kcal
Author savorandsavvy.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bananas ripe and crushed
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 3 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbs cinnamon
  • 1 pint blueberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the egs, bananas, vanilla and applesauce. It will be thick.

    Add the wet ingredients including eggs, applesauce and smashed bananas
  3. Add in the shredded zucchini.

    Adding grated zucchini to the wet ingredients in a glass bowl
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, baking powder, baking soda and cinnamon together. Add a little of this mixture at a time to the eggs/bananas/applesauce mixture.

    Gently Mixing the dry ingredients into the wet mixture
  5. Fold in the blueberries.

    Adding Fresh Blueberries and gently folding them into the batter
  6. Using a 1/3 cup meauring cup, add the mixture to muffin liners. This will yield 16-18 depending on how heaping the measuring cup is.

    Scoop Zucchini Blueberry batter into lined muffin tins
  7. Baking for 18-23 minutes. Check early and test the center for doneness.

Recipe Notes

Check the middle of the muffins for doneness at 18 minutes with a dull knife or toothpick. Mine took 23 minutes. 

You can use frozen blueberries in this recipe if you toss them in a tiny bit of flour before baking so they don't defrost and move down to the bottom of the muffin too quickly. 

The bananas are substituting for the sugar. 

The applesauce is substituting for the vegetable oil. 

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Blueberry Zucchini Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 muffin)
Calories 87 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 27mg9%
Sodium 245mg11%
Potassium 162mg5%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.