4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Muffins You Must Try!

Here are 4 of my favorite anti-inflammatory breakfast muffins you need to try! These muffins are packed with amazing flavors and nutrients to help with inflammation. All of the muffins on this list are low in calories, low in sugar, and packed with antioxidants.

I have personally tried all of the recipes on this list and altered some of the ingredients a little to make them extra fluffy and healthier.

To get to the recipes, simply click on the link within each paragraph. Make sure to save this post for later and I really hope you try at least one!

Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Muffin Recipes

Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Muffins

Imagine biting into a soft, flavorful muffin that not only satisfies your taste buds but also supports your health goals. It’s like a mini celebration with every bite! Go ahead and add them to your list of healthy snacks or breakfast recipes without feeling guilty!

Anti-Inflammatory Banana Muffins

1. Anti-inflammatory Banana Muffins

So first on my list are these tasty banana muffins for inflammation. This recipe is packed with essential nutrients that help lower inflamamtion. Even if you don’t like bananas in pastries, you are going to love this recipe. I found this recipe online a few months ago and tried it a few times, I also altered some of the ingredients to make it taste better.

Ingredients for 12 servings | Prepping & cooking time: 40 mins

  • 4 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 1 cup of whole wheat or gluten-free flour of your choice
  • 1/2 cup of ground steel-cut oats (made in a food processor)
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons of oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of assorted nuts chopped for topping (optional)

How To Make Banana Muffins For Inflammation

To make your banana muffins, start by preheating your oven to 350 F, and line your muffin tray with muffin paper cups. If none are available, grease the tray with a nonstick cooking spray and set it aside.

Next, combine all of your dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix them. In a separate bowl, combine the milk, banana, maple syrup, coconut oil, eggs, and vanilla into an even mixture, now gently fold in your dry ingredients.

Transfer your batter to your muffin tray but make sure to only fill it halfway to prevent overfill. Top with your assorted nuts and bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until done.

papaya oatmeal smoothie for weight loss

2. Anti-inflammatory Oatmeal Muffins

I am sure a lot of you enjoy oatmeal cause it’s so easy to make and packed with vitamins and minerals like fiber and protein. If you do, get ready for a treat because even though this is a healthy version of oatmeal muffins, it still tastes really good. Go ahead and try these oatmeal muffins for inflammation.

Ingredients for 12 servings | Prep & cooking time: 30 mins |

  • 1 cup of steel-cut oats
  • 1 cup of whole grain flour (buckwheat, coconut, chickpea or almond flour)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup of organic unsweetened oat or almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped almonds (for topping – optional)

How To Make These Healthy Oatmeal Muffins

Start by preheating your oven to 350 F. Next oil your muffin tray with a non-stick cooking spray or line your tray with muffin paper cups.

In a clean bowl, mix all of your dry ingredients until well combined. In another bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla extract, maple syrup, milk, and coconut oil.

Whisk with a hand mixer for a minute or two. Now gently add in the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Finally, use an ice cream scoop to transfer the batter to your muffin tray.

Make sure to only fill them up halfway and top them with the chopped almonds. Put your muffins in the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until your stick test comes out dry.

Healthy Anti-Inflammatory Sweet Potato Muffins

3. Sweet Potato Anti-Inflammatory Muffins

Sweet potatoes are low in calories and rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, and antioxidants. Foods that contain all of these nutrients are perfect for lowering inflammation in the body. Trying these sweet potato muffins may be the best thing you’ve done for yourself in a while!

Ingredients: 12 muffins| Cooking & Prep time 1 hr 40 mins|

  • 1 cup of baked pureed sweet potato (peeled)
  • 1 cup of organic almond flour
  • 1/4 cup of organic brown rice flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut or almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of water or coconut milk (optional)


The first thing you wanna do is oil your muffin tray with some coconut oil, line it, and set it aside. Next, preheat your oven to 350 F.

Now mix the sweet potato, eggs, maple syrup, coconut oil, olive oil, and coconut milk into a smooth batter.

Now go ahead and add the rest of your dry ingredients to the batter and toss until evenly mixed. Pour the batter into the muffin tray halfway until all are evenly 2/3 full.

If the batter is too thick, add in the extra water or coconut milk.

Anti-Inflammatory Blueberry Muffins

4. Blueberry Muffins For Inflamamtion

I don’t know about you but I love blueberries, I like them in smoothies, pastries, and salads, and sometimes, I just snack on them. Maybe it’s because I learned that blueberries contain over 13,000 antioxidants and flavonoids plus they are low in calories. Make sure to try these blueberry muffins!

Ingredients for 12 servings | Cooking & Prep Time 40 mins |

  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 cups of organic almond flour (use organic brown rice flour if allergic)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of organic almond milk
  • 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt


Preheat your oven to 350 F, oil your muffin tray with coconut oil or non-stick cooking spray, and set it aside. In a bowl mix all of your dry ingredients and set aside.

In another bowl, add the eggs, coconut oil, milk, vanilla extract, and maple syrup, and mix until well combined. Mix the dry ingredients into an even mixture and fold in the blueberries.

Transfer the batter to the muffin tray and evenly fill them up 2/3 full and place it in the oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until done.

To test if the muffins are cooked, use a small wooden stick and prick it in the middle, if it comes out dry, your muffins are done.

Set it aside to cool completely and enjoy!

Are Muffins Healthy For Breakfast?

Yes and No, It actually depends on the ingredients in the muffins. If you are using ingredients like oat or almond milk instead of whole milk and almond or wheat flour instead of white flour, then you have yourself a healthy muffin version for breakfast.

Just to let you know, the muffins on the list above do not contain white sugar, they are all made with pure maple syrup which studies show is very healthy.

Tips To Reduce Inflammation Naturally

As we all know, food is medicine so choosing the right foods is very important when trying to reduce inflamamtion. You see a few years back, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and was put on anti-inflammatory meds.

After doing some research, I found out that these meds could mess with my liver enzymes if I took them long-term. So I decided to lose weight by eating healthy and guess what, after 3 months of this low-calorie diet, my CRP levels (inflammatory markers) went from 40 to 5!

I also started looking for anti-inflammatory foods to add to my diet and reduced all the food that caused inflamamtion. Nowadays I drink a lot of anti-inflammatory smoothies and I feel great!

So after battling this painful disease for some time now, here’s what helps me reduce my symptoms:

  • I drink 8 glasses of water every day, sometimes more.
  • I go for 1-hour walks 4-5 times per week
  • I try getting at least 7 hours of sleep daily
  • I stopped eating fatty foods
  • I stopped eating white flour and sugar
  • I do aerobics 3 times per week
  • I eat a lot of vegetables and soups

Now these tips apply to everyone regardless of which type of inflamamtion you have. After researching RA for years, I found that following these habits helped a lot of people so I adopted them and they really helped so please try them.


I hope you like this post and choose a recipe to try. If you did, let me know in the comments. You can find me on Pinterest for more awesome tips and recipes. Until next time, stay awesome mama!

4 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Muffins You Must Try!

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