So moist, healthy, and delicious! Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Zest. They're paleo too, and you can make them ahead of time to microwave for a quick and easy, healthy breakfast. | Get more gluten free recipe at EA Stewart, The Spicy RD
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Paleo Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Zest

These paleo blueberry muffins with lemon zest are so healthy, moist, and delicious. Even better, you can make the batter ahead of time, and cook one up in the microwave, for a quick and easy breakfast or healthy treat!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Mediterranean, MIND Diet, Paleo, Vegetarian
Keyword: paleo muffins
Servings: 5 muffins
Calories: 190kcal
Author: EA Stewart, RD | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist



  • 3/4 cup fine almond flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 cup blueberries


  • Combine almond flour, coconut flour, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Stir well with a fork or whisk to combine ingredients.
  • Add eggs, maple syrup, lemon zest, and lemon juice to dry ingredients. Stir well to combine, then fold in blueberries.
  • Spoon batter into 5 silicone muffin cups, or into 5 paper muffin liners that have been placed into silicone cups. Meal Prep Tip: You may store unbaked muffins in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Bake each muffin individually in the microwave on high power. for ~ 1 minutes and 20 seconds. Note: This may get a little messy, as blueberries may "pop".
  • Allow to cool slightly before eating. If muffins are crumbly, enjoy them with a spoon or fork.


Ingredient Swaps, Serving Suggestions, & Other Tips!

  • Meal Prep Tip: You may store unbaked muffins in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days & pop one in the microwave for a quick & easy "1-minute" breakfast!
  • Don't have blueberries? Try these muffins w/ raspberries, strawberries, or blackberries.
  • Add a side of Greek yogurt + additional fresh blueberries, for a light, but macro balanced and nourishing breakfast.
  • Craving a little something sweet in the afternoon? Treat yourself to a warm blueberry muffin + a cup of matcha tea!
  • I buy my gluten-free coconut, almond, and other flours at Thrive Market¬†for 25-50% off the regular price. If you're not already a member, you can sign up to try it for FREE through my affiliate link. I LOVE Thrive Market!


Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 99mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g