Healthy Apple Cinnamon Breakfast Muffins

It’s tough to find a tasty, healthy muffin suitable for breakfast. This easy recipe uses a combination of oats and flour to bring a breakfast-like consistency while keeping it low-carb. Apple sauce instead of oil, and a perfect pairing of maple syrup in replace of refined sugars really makes this the perfect healthy breakfast muffin. Don’t forget the coffee! P.S. kids love them too!


Makes 12 muffins


  • 1 cup instant oatmeal
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 + 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup apple sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp coconut oil, melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and insert 12 muffin liners into a muffin tray.

Combine oatmeal, flour, baking powder, 1/2 tsp cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Add the apple sauce and egg and mix to incorporate. Combine maple syrup, coconut oil and 1 tsp cinnamon in a small bowl. Gently fold into the mixture.

Scoop batter into muffin pan and bake until set, about 15 minutes.

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