Cupcakes are great (OK, they’re amazing), but we’re having a muffin moment. These light, fluffy handhelds are perfect any time of day—even for dinner if they’re savory. And as long as they’re made with wholesome ingredients and not the size of softballs (read: not a pound of sugar), they can be healthy. To prove our point, we rounded up 36 simple and nutritious breakfast muffin recipes. From classic blueberry and crumble-topped treats to ones hiding vegetables and made from mac and cheese (oh yeah), these simple, lick-the-bowl-clean recipes will have you hit with muffin mania too.
1. Vegan Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
This vegan recipe puts the emphasis on health, so it’s pleasantly sweet rather than overloaded with sugar. And unlike their conventional white-floured counterpart, these use whole-wheat flour to retain fiber without adding too much density. It might seem like a lot of ingredients, but you probably already have most in your kitchen. Get the recipe here!