Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Jasmine Schmalhaus - The Upside Blog | Vitacost.com/blog

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016

Muffins can all too easily turn dry. Try to make them gluten free, and you could end up with a mouthful of grit. Even if you live at the beach, that feeling of sand in your mouth is never welcomed. What you need is a fool-proof recipe. After many hours of experimenting, the formula has been perfected in these Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins. They’re moist, refreshing and made for good mornings.

Gluten Free Lemon Muffins


2 cup gluten-free oat flour
2/3 cup coconut sugar
¼ cup poppy seeds (or more if desired)
1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/3 cup almond milk
¼ cup honey
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. ghee, melted
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking powder
2 whole eggs
Zest of 1 lemon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients until smooth.
  3. Pour batter into lined muffin cups, filling to the top.
  4. Bake 20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.