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zucchini muffins

Healthy Zucchini Muffins

Zucchini muffins lightened up with whole wheat flour and Greek yogurt and loaded with protein.
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 120kcal
Author Rena


  • 2 Cups White whole wheat flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking soda
  • 1 Scoop Whey Protein vanilla flavor
  • 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut sugar or low-calorie sweetener equivalent
  • 1 5.3 ounces Container vanilla or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp Melted coconut oil
  • 1 Cup Unsweetened almond or coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 Cups Finely grated zucchini
  • 1 egg


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, protein powder, and cinnamon. Stir until the ingredients are evenly combined.
  • In another medium bowl, mix together the egg and sugar. Then stir in the Greek yogurt, vanilla extract, coconut oil, and almond milk.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients. Stir until all the ingredients are just combined - do not over mix.
  • Fold in the grated zucchini.
  • Spray a 12 cup muffin pan with cooking spray or line the pan with paper muffin liners. Divide the batter among the 12 cups.
  • Bake for 18 - 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean. Cool in pan for 3 minutes then finish cooling on a wire rack.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 0.6mg