Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins is the perfect go-to nutritious snack – whether you’re fueling up after a workout, feeding fast-growing kids or need breakfast on the go.

Packed with whole-grain oats, fresh zucchini and a touch of sweetness from dates and bananas, these muffins are the perfect way to start your day.

Made in just 15 minutes, these healthy muffins are a quick and nutritious snack that can be enjoyed on the go, crumbled over yogurt or paired with eggs for a morning power-up.

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Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins
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Plus, these zucchini muffins are incredibly easy to make and can be customized to your liking with add-ins like nuts, dried fruit or chocolate chips.

For more zucchini baked goods, make this spiced zucchini bundt cake or pumpkin zucchini bread.

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Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

Total time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12

Muffin Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups dairy milk (2% recommended)
  • 3 bananas
  • 6 pieces pitted Deglet Noor dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions for Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 F.

Step 2: Grate zucchini. Using kitchen towel or cheesecloth, wring as much water as possible. Set aside.

Step 3: In blender, blend dairy milk, banana, dates, vanilla and oil until smooth. Set aside.

Step 4: In large bowl, combine oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

Step 5: Combine milk mixture, zucchini and oat mixture until well combined. Pour into coated 12-muffin pan.

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Step 6: Cook 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Tips: Pair muffin (counts as one grain) with eggs and unsweetened nut butter for a balanced meal. Crumble over plain yogurt for parfait twist.

Other Delicious Muffin Recipes!

If you’re already in the mood for baking, try these other delicious muffin recipes, too!

Loaded with fiber and antioxidants, Blueberry Oat Bran Muffins is a tasty and healthy breakfast option that’s easy to make and packed with flavor!

Pumpkin Muffins are soft, moist and full of warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, making them a cozy and comforting treat.

For more variety try vegan gf savory zucchini muffins, mulberry muffins, strawberry muffins or pistachio muffins.

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Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

Healthy Oatmeal Zucchini Muffins

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Made in just 15 minutes, these healthy oatmeal zucchini muffins are a quick and nutritious snack that can be enjoyed on the go, crumbled over yogurt or paired with eggs for a morning power-up.

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups dairy milk (2% recommended)
  • 3 bananas
  • 6 pieces pitted Deglet Noor dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 2 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Grate zucchini. Using kitchen towel or cheesecloth, wring as much water as possible. Set aside.
  3. In blender, blend dairy milk, banana, dates, vanilla and oil until smooth. Set aside.
  4. In large bowl, combine oats, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  5. Combine milk mixture, zucchini and oat mixture until well combined. Pour into coated 12-muffin pan.
  6. Cook 30 minutes, or until golden brown.

Notes

Pair muffin (counts as one grain) with eggs and unsweetened nut butter for a balanced meal. Crumble over plain yogurt for parfait twist.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 342mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 3gSugar: 6gProtein: 4g

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