RecipeFeel-Good Mini-Muffins

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 70
  • Protein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 3.5g
    • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
  • Total Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 60mg

These delicious muffins do more than just satisfy your sweet tooth—they can also help ease aches and pains thanks to a number of special secret ingredients that may fight inflammation: turmeric, cherries, olive oil and chia seeds. Plus, each mini-muffin is a steal at just 70 calories.

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  • Prep time
  • Total Time
This recipe makes 27 Servings

Dry Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup gluten-free flour (any brand or variety)
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or soymilk, skim milk or other milk)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups sweet frozen, pitted cherries, chopped

Preheat oven to 400˚.

Combine all dry ingredients in large mixing bowl.

In a separate mixing bowl, combine all wet ingredients and blend well.

Add wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Mist a mini-muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray and add about 1 tablespoon of batter into each. Top batter with an optional sprinkling of chia seeds and a few additional cherry pieces.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

Makes about 27 mini-muffins (or about 14 regular muffins)


Try my Mediterranean-style Muffins or Zucchini Walnut Muffins.