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7 Healthy Muffin Recipes To Try This Summer

Summer is always a good time to try to refuel and detox your body, and with the help of these delicious little treats, you can satisfy your sweet tooth without feeling the guilt afterwards. Enjoy!

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Strawberry & Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins

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This delicious recipe replaces regular flour with wheat pastry for a healthier texture, as well as rolled oats, which add perfect chewiness. Instead of sugar, it uses ripe bananas (naturally sweet) and a bit of honey - as well as just a tablespoon of olive oil for some healthy fat. The perfect choice for an afternoon picnic with pink champagne! Just click on the link below the images to find the full recipes!

Low-fat Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Muffins

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This guilt-free muffin will make you want to fast forward to autumn and whip out your favourite cozy sweater! With its minimal sugar, almond milk and applesauce, it makes a great breakfast snack or healthy on-the-go treat. With 160 calories per muffin, this one is bound to become a favourite!

Oatmeal Blueberry Applesauce Muffins with Walnut Oat Streusel

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These summery treats are low on calories and packed with protein to get you through the day! The recipe replaces oil with applesauce, and includes nutritious ingredients like almond milk, oatmeal, cinnamon and walnuts, high in Omega-3 and good fats! The highlight, though, are the blueberries, full of antioxidants and delicious in muffins! Enjoy with almond butter and a drizzle of honey!

Skinny Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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I absolutely love baking with zucchinis - they add moisture to anything and everything and combined with bananas make for sweet AND healthy treats. These muffins are super moist, with applesauce, banana and coconut oil substituting generic vegetable oil, which allows for the naughty little chocolate chips on top! With only 153 calories, I guarantee you'll crave these muffins for breakfast all day, every day.

Whole Grain Carrot Coconut Morning Glory Muffins

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Carrot + Coconut - 'nuff said. One of the best combinations in muffins out there, these will become an absolute must for those mornings when you find yourself waking up 15 minutes before work. Whip up a whole batch, wrap them individually in plastic wrap to freeze, and pop them in the microwave whenever you fancy! With a load of Vitamin A from the carrots, you'll power through the day! Feel free to mix and match with different fruits and nuts to add your personal spin!

Fuel-to-go Muffins

Via artandthekitchen.com

Now THIS recipe is loaded with the goods - carrots, fruits, seeds and multigrain, it might as well be nicknamed "Athlete Food". Full of healthy substitutes, it makes for a great post-workout snack on a hot day!

Chocolate Muffins (Yes, really, they're good for you)

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For the grand finale I would like to present these 95 calories chocolate muffins! If you're struggling to give up your sweet tooth, these are deceptively delicious. With oats, applesauce and greek yoghurt, there is no need to feel any guilt after one (or two, or three,...) of them. Voila!

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