Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins

Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins - It's zucchini season! These healthy and delicious muffins are packed with nutrition and are perfect for a health conscious breakfast or snack. #RealFood #CleanEating #OrganicGardening

Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins - It's zucchini season! These healthy and delicious muffins are packed with nutrition and are perfect for a health conscious breakfast or snack. #RealFood #CleanEating #OrganicGardening

 

 

Zucchini, zucchini zucchini! It’s certainly that time of year. This delicious vegetable produces almost insistently in the summer. Thankfully, it’s an incredibly healthy and tasty food. Whether it comes in the form of Zucchini Texas Sheet Cake, Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Classic Grilled Zucchini or Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins there are plenty of ways to use up this very abundant veggie!

Muffins are a very healthy breakfast or snack (make sure you try our Prune Muffins too!). They have lots of fiber which helps keep blood sugar levels steady longer. There are so many benefits that can come from these ingredients so we will name just a few:

Zucchini is a wonderful source of B vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, zinc and magnesium, all of which help with healthy blood sugar regulation. Zucchini can also have anti-inflammatory benefits, anti-cancer benefits and antioxidant benefits. (source)

Using whole wheat in muffins is always a healthy idea! Despite the bad rep that whole wheat sometimes gets it is in fact extremely good for you. Whole wheat can have benefits such as aiding weight loss, lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes, lessening chronic inflammation and protecting against heart disease. After our experience with going gluten free we certainly think it should be in the superfood category! (source)

Oats can help lower cholesterol levels, prevent heart failure, stabilize blood sugar levels and lower risk of type 2 diabetes. Oats contain manganese, fiber, protein, zinc and magnesium. (source)

Coconut oil is well known for it’s health promoting properties! It can help prevent and/or treat Alzheimer’s disease, reduce inflammation and arthritis, boost the immune system, improve digestion and aid weight loss. (source)

After a closer look at these nutrient dense foods it’s easy to see how healthy muffins can be! More nutrients naturally means better health. So lets eat some muffins!

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Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins

Ingredients

Directions

Combine dry ingredients and stir well. Add all remaining ingredients and stir until just combined. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop into paper lined muffins tins. Bake at 350º for 20-25 minutes. Yields 12 muffins.

For more healthy and delicious breakfast ideas make sure you check out our Clean Eating German Pancakes, Strawberry Basil Crepes, Easy Peasy Egg Casserole and Quick and Easy All in One Breakfast!

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How are you using up your zucchini?

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21 Comment

  1. […] Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins from Easy Peasy Life […]

  2. […] Easy Peasy Zucchini Muffins from Easy Peasy Life […]

  3. These look wonderful! I have just planted a zucchini seedling, because it is still very warm here in Los Angeles, and it will be until the middle of October, so I hope to get a few. I am starting with one plant, so that I can learn how it is done, before I start again next spring.

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      That is so exciting! We love to grow our own plants. Best of luck, we hope you get lots of zucchini! Thanks for stopping by.

  4. A great recipe for all the garden zucchini,it looks so good. Hope you are having a fantastic day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  5. Beth says: Reply

    Love how simple this recipe it – my toddler would love the muffins! Thanks for sharing with Simply Natural Saturdays.

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks, we are glad you like them. They are always a big hit around here:)

  6. […] Easy Zucchini Muffins by Easy Peasy Life Matters […]

  7. This is just what I need to make for my hubby to have with his morning tea or coffee. He loves muffins! I’m sharing this!

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks, we hope your husband loves them! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Angela says: Reply

    These look delicious!!! Pinned 🙂

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks for Pinning!!!!

  9. Ilka says: Reply

    Featuring these healthy zucchini muffins at this week’s Sunday and Fitness! Congrats! Beautiful recipe!

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thank you so much for featuring us! We are glad you like them!

  10. Ilka says: Reply

    Healthy nutritious muffins are always a favorite! Pinning!

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks for Pinning and thanks for all you do!

  11. Amy says: Reply

    I found you on the Full plate Thursday linky. These look amazing! I pinned your post. 🙂

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks! And thanks for Pinning!

  12. Emily says: Reply

    Wow, I didn’t know Zucchini had that many health benefits! Yay for the easiest summer veggie!

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      It’s fascinating isn’t it! It certainly works out that it is so plentiful 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

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