7 healthy muffin tin breakfast recipes for people who like to sleep in


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Baking a week’s worth of breakfasts in one day is a great way to do yourself a big favor. And while fluffy blueberry baked goods certainly fit the bill, muffin tins don’t get enough credit for their versatility.

Whatever your eating plan, there’s a muffin tin breakfast recipe that’s right for you. Just one hour in the kitchen will yield a whole week (or more!) of protein-rich, fiber-full breakfasts that will keep you full until lunch. Let’s eat.

7 muffin tin breakfast recipes for every single diet

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keto: chocolate Breakfast muffins

Keto-eaters, I’ve granted your wish: to eat chocolate for breakfast. Almond flour, butter, and cocoa powder come together in a recipe that’s, um, basically morning dessert.

Mediterranean diet: EGG MUFFINS

With bell pepper, kalamata olives, cherry tomatoes, and olive oil, this recipe combines the best ingredients of the Blue Zones for five-bite egg muffins. These also happen to be gluten-free and loaded with protein to give you that up-and-at-’em morning attitude.

Curious about the Med diet? Here’s what a dietitian thinks:

Low-fodmap: GREEK EGG MUFFINS

In a similar style as the Mediterranean breakfast, you’ll just sprinkle feta and tomato in the bed of each muffin hole, pour egg over top, and bake. It literally couldn’t be easier.

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Vegetarian: BAKED OATMEAL CUPS

I kid you not: you can bake oatmeal (and ICYMI, you can also toast it). Blogger Amanda Finks behind The Wholesome Dish prepares hers four ways, with blueberries, chocolate, cranberries, and slivered almond so that breakfast boredom never, ever sets in.

DASH diet: HEART-HEALTHY “MIGHTY MUFFINS”

The name of this muffin tin breakfast recipe really says it all. With plenty of fruit and nuts, these DASH diet-friendly muffins will be satiating, tasty, and oh-so-good for your ticker.

Vegan: PUMPKIN MUFFINS

Pumpkin-everything season calls for freshly-baked squash muffins. These are so good, you’re going to want to make sure you share ’em with your fellow fall-lovers.

Paleo: OMELET MUFFIN

Omelet muffins combine three iconic breakfast foods in one: omelets, muffins, and ham (bacon). It’s basically a full diner breakfast made bite-sized.

Here’s the deal with the Paleo diet: 

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