We absolutely love recipes that make eating healthy easy and delicious! Cooking with a muffin tin is a great way to make easy grab-and-go meals and snacks ahead of a busy week. Simply whip up a batch or two of these recipes and keep them on hand for when things get a little hectic. They are also awesome options for hosting friends and family at parties and brunches.
We think you’ll love how easily they work into a healthy diet that you’ll make these recipes regulars on your menu.
Add these muffin tin recipes to your lean and smart eating routine:
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These delicious little nibbles are a hit at parties, while keeping the ingredients light and healthy. You can also enjoy a couple taco bites with a salad at lunchtime. With a crunchy tortilla cup, succulent shrimp, creamy avocado and flavorful pico de gallo, this recipe will transport you to healthy party appetizer heaven! Click here for the full recipe >
Get ready for some tasty and easy breakfasts, after making a batch of these savory omelet muffins to enjoy light, protein-rich meals throughout the week. Simply sauté your assorted veggies, mix them with eggs and egg whites, pour the mixture into a greased muffin pan and bake for 15 minutes! Eat one fresh if you’d like, then store the extra muffins in the fridge to enjoy savory, omelet satisfaction without any fuss in the morning! Click here for the full recipe >
Here is a great 3-ingredient muffin recipe to ensure you have delicious, quick and healthy snacks or breakfast for the busy week ahead. All you need to do is combine cooked sweet potato with rolled oats and maple syrup. Add the mixture to muffin tins sprayed with nonstick cooking spray and bake them for 15-20 minutes. It couldn’t be easier! Enjoy these muffins warm with a teaspoon of coconut oil and you won’t be disappointed. Click here for the full recipe >
This muffin is fantastic, and you may already have all the ingredients in your pantry. With a taste similar to banana bread, this muffin only calls for bananas, oats, raisins, cashews and cinnamon. Mix the ingredients, scoop them into a coated muffin tin and let the oven do the rest of the work, baking for 15 to 20 minutes. Be sure to enjoy a least one of these babies warm and the rest can be your saving grace throughout the week. Pull them out of the fridge when you need a sweet and healthy pick-me-up. Click here for the full recipe >
Thanksgiving day isn’t the only day to enjoy turkey. Put some of your yummy Thanksgiving-like leftovers to good use with these savory and delicious breakfast cups! This recipe features savory turkey, hearty potatoes, and protein-packed eggs to keep your repeat meals more interesting the second time around. Enjoy this holiday-inspired protein boost for breakfast and feel satisfied all morning. Click here for the full recipe >
Split evenly as one PowerFuel and one SmartCarb, these Blackberry Peach Upside Down Muffin-Cakes are Nutrisystem power food. Delight in the simply light, sweet flavors of fresh blackberries and peach bundled up in a warm, whole wheat muffin. So moist and sinfully delicious, this is one of those recipes sure to turn that frown upside down. Click here for the full recipe >
The paranoia over “green foods” ends here. Green Monster Zucchini Muffins are a healthy hit sure to make anyone love their vegetables. These fluffy, belly-warming muffins are cinnamon-spiced and sweetened with mashed banana and Truvia for a naturally amazing way to start the day or get you through one. Probably the biggest draw, however, is the fact that every serving (one hearty, amazing muffin) is just 87 calories and one SmartCarb. This one’s a no-brainer. Click here for the full recipe >
Carrots make a grand entrance with Carrot Souffle Cups. Ginger, vanilla and whole wheat flour bring a healthy dose of satisfaction into a chef-inspired food. While elegant and seemingly dainty, this muffin tin recipe fills up your hungry tummy in a big way. Every serving is two cups, because we know one just won’t be enough after you’ve devoured the first. Click here for the full recipe >
Cheese and spinach, supported by a little cup of potato you can take and go… Sounds like appetizer heaven, doesn’t it? The meltiness and and crispiness offered up with every bite bring so much action to your mouth, you might swear off spanakopita for good. The trick might lie in the onion and garlic powder, but we won’t even bother asking questions about this muffin tin recipe. Click here for the full recipe >
If you have just three ingredients (chocolate, coconut oil and peanut butter) and a muffin tin, you have ridiculously good dessert. And these 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cups are just as tantalizing as they are diet-friendly: You’d never guess there’s a PowerFuel hidden in these little indulgences. Two Extras and less than 140 calories, so have at it! Click here for the full recipe >