Recipe: Low Fat Vegan Blueberry Muffins Recipe | Recipes for Your Family from Genesis - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Low Fat Vegan Blueberry Muffins Recipe

muffins in basketPerfect for breakfast or a snack

Try this low-fat version of a delicious breakfast favorite containing blueberries, which are packed with antioxidants and vitamin C.


Makes 12 large or 24 small muffins

¼ cup olive oil
¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
1 cup soy milk
6 tablespoons maple syrup
1 ½ tablespoons vanilla extract
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 ½ tablespoons baking powder
2 cups fresh or frozen thawed and drained blueberries


Combine oil, applesauce, soy milk, maple syrup and vanilla extract in a large bowl.

Combine flour, salt and baking powder in a second large bowl. Sift or stir well to mix dry ingredients.

Pour liquids into flour mixture. Stir to form a batter; don’t beat. Fold in blueberries.

Spray muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. Bake muffins in a preheated 350-degree oven. Small muffins bake in about 20 to 25 minutes; large muffins in 30 to 35 minutes.

Remove from oven. Cool muffins in tins for 2 minutes, then turn out onto wire rack to cool completely.

Nutritional information

Per large muffin

Calories 185
Fat 5.3 g
Cholesterol 193.5 mg
Sodium 358.6 mg
Carbohydrates 30.5 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 3.7 g

Download the recipe: Low Fat Vegan Blueberry Muffins (PDF)

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