Chocolate Chip Quinoa Muffins
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Quinoa Muffins

Healthy, moist muffins filled with quinoa plus with the added yumminess of little chocolate chips nestled inside.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 265kcal
Author: Jen Nikolaus

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooled cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ. Line a muffin tin with paper liners or spray with cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, mini chocolate chips and quinoa.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together oil, buttermilk, egg, yogurt, and vanilla. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and stir just until combined. Divide among muffin cups.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 25 to 30 minutes. Cool muffins in pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 271mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g