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Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Julie Wunder
My Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins are light, fluffy, and delicious PLUS easy to make.  This healthy muffin recipe uses some swaps like coconut oil, honey, and greek yogurt for an irresistible texture and flavor everyone will love.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 219 kcal


  • 2 cups white wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted and slightly cooled
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon extract
  • 2 lemons - juiced and zested, about ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray your muffin tins with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together your dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
  • In a second bowl, mix together your wet ingredients the melted coconut oil, honey eggs, plain Greek yogurt vanilla extract, lemon extract and, lemon juice.
  • Fold in the wet ingredients until well combined and then add the lemon zest and the poppy seeds. Do not overmix.
  • Fill the muffin tins about ¾ full.
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


These Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins can be stored in an airtight container on the counter for three days or in the fridge for up to 5.  They can also be frozen for up to three months.


Calories: 219kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 5gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 191mgPotassium: 91mgFiber: 3gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 44IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 76mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Healthy Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
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