9 Savory Muffin Recipes: Less Sugar, More Health

Spinach and Ricotta Muffins

    There are all sorts of sweet muffins out there but how many savory ones have you tried? These bites come in very handy at parties and get-togethers and they make the cleanup a breeze. So maybe it’s time to check out these savory muffin recipes.

    Did you know that a lot of foods can be transformed into and served as savory muffins? Think about frittata, or scrambled eggs as small versions of their much larger counterparts. What’s more, you can let your playful imagination fill up those little baskets with all sorts of goodies. So, browse through our list of savory muffin recipes to see for yourself.

    9 savory muffin recipes

    1. Mushroom Frittata Muffins

    These protein-rich delicious bites are a wonderful way to start your day. To get these savory frittata muffins on your table you need to saute some mushrooms in smoky onion and olive oil. Then bake this mixture into a cheesy flourless egg batter. Our advice: use bigger muffin pans, much bigger.

    2. Quinoa and Broccoli Egg Muffins

    Start your morning with these lovely-looking egg muffins. They are not sweet treats, but cheesy and delicious egg-based snacks made from pleasantly chewy quinoa and mildly crispy yet moist veggies. Whether you serve them warm or cold they’ll help you start your day in a sunny way.

    3. Semolina and Zucchini Muffins

    These zucchini semolina muffins are an easy job for anyone. They are moist, mildly sweet and salty at the same time, which makes them all-purpose snacks. Flavor them heavily: use plenty of turmeric, ginger, and garlic and black sesame, mustard, and cumin garnishing.

    4. Spinach and Artichoke Muffins

    These spinach and artichoke muffins are easy to make because they don’t need much time for baking. We used marinated artichoke hearts because they’re softer than the fresh ones. Our muffins also have extra flavor from the parmesan and low-moisture mozzarella we’ve used. Wanna try them while following the Montignac method? Be our guest!

    5. Egg and Mushroom Muffins

    How about making these egg and mushroom muffins instead of a regular omelet? They’re also stuffed with bell pepper and spinach, and bursting with fresh flavors. Plus, they’re healthy and diet-friendly!

    6. Veggie and Cheddar Egg Muffins

    These healthy and lovely-looking veggie egg muffins are as straightforward to make as they are delicious. Eat them in the morning as a nutritious breakfast or enjoy them as a snack. Feel free to improve and experiment with new ingredients.

    7. Egg Mug Muffins

    Do you want a quick, easy, yet nourishing breakfast? Learn how to use your microwave oven and make some egg mug muffins anytime you’re in a hurry.

    8. Spinach and Ricotta Muffins

    These salty muffins worth half an hour of your time… anytime! Easy to make, so healthy and so delicious! All you have to do is mixing together baby spinach, eggs, and two types of cheese: ricotta and parmesan, and then bake everything. We’ve used parmesan to top the muffins, too. Call your healthy-living conscious friends for a visit!

    9. Bacon Corn Muffins

    If you want to try something new for a weekend brunch, some savory salty muffins would be a nice choice. We’ve made a rich dough using flour, cornmeal, a bit of mustard, and sour cream, and topped with a bit of delicious bacon. Place the muffins in the oven, and in just 20 minutes you’ll have yourself some of the best salty muffins you will ever try.

    Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it. However, in time I kind of built on this habit and, slowly but surely, I began to turn toward the Mediterranean cuisine and, occasionally, even the Mediterranean diet. I am a curious and inquisitive person. So, pretty soon, I started trying to recreate what I’ve tasted or seen. At first, this proved to be hard
    work for my better half, as she supervised my new experiments. But lately, results really started to show, so wish me luck!

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