31 Paleo Muffins That Ditch The Gluten and Dairy



Part snack, part dessert – muffins are the perfect blend between bread and cupcakes. For a Paleo twist on these tasty treats, we’ve put together our favorite gluten-free and dairy-free recipes.

These Paleo muffins are fluffy, satisfying, and in some cases, savory. The usual refined sugars and grains are swapped with nourishing ingredients like fresh bananas, berries, and even avocado! Grab them in the morning as an on-the-go breakfast or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up.

Orange Cardamom Keto Muffins


Even keto eaters can enjoy the fluffy comfort of this zesty muffin.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Orange Cardamom Keto Muffins

Carrot Banana Muffins


Carrots and bananas together provide a high level of sweetness without the refined sugar hit. These muffins are a kid-favorite treat.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Carrot Banana Muffins

Paleo Chocolate Cherry Muffins


Who needs cake when you have chocolate cherry muffins?

Recipe: Perchance to Cook | Paleo Chocolate Cherry Muffins

“Cheesy” Broccoli Breakfast Muffins


Step aside eggs and toast – these Paleo muffins are breakfast on the go.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | “Cheesy” Broccoli Breakfast Muffins

Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins


Don’t slave over a three-layer cake when you can bake these divine (and easy) grain-free muffins.

Recipe: Mama Knows Gluten Free | Paleo Carrot Cake Muffins

Paleo Chocolate Chip Muffins


These chocolate chip muffins make cookies look like hard work.

Recipe: Gluten Free Palate | Paleo Chocolate Chip Muffins

Apple Butter Muffins with Coconut Butter Frosting


You don’t have to wait until the fall to enjoy these muffins that are bursting with creamy, apple butter goodness.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Apple Butter Muffins with Coconut Butter Frosting

Paleo Pumpkin Muffins


Pumpkin is the perfect baking ingredient because the final result is moist, gooey perfection without a bland bite in sight.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

Paleo Breakfast Muffins


Don’t slave over your morning meal: batch cook these muffins instead!

Recipe: Jay’s Baking Me Crazy | Paleo Breakfast Muffins

Coconut Flour Cornbread Muffins


Corn might not be Paleo, but you can have your bread and eat it, too, with these fabulous taste-alike coconut flour muffins.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Coconut Flour Cornbread Muffins

Paleo Blueberry Muffins


One of the classic staples of childhood and happiness, blueberry muffins deserve a place at everyone’s table – even when you’re gluten- and dairy-free.

Recipe: Wholesome Yum | Paleo Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins


These zesty muffins are the perfect complement to your afternoon coffee.

Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins


These warm and spicy muffins have no sweeteners at all, perfect for your sugar detox treat.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins


If you don’t think chocolate and avocado bake well together, then you haven’t tried these dense and ultra-smooth muffins.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chocolate Avocado Blueberry Muffins

Paleo Pecan Pie Muffins


All the classic flavors, individually wrapped.

Recipe: Golden Barrel | Paleo Pecan Pie Muffins

Carrot Ginger Muffins


Warm and spicy, these carrot ginger muffins are a powerhouse of anti-inflammatory goodness.

Recipe: Savory Lotus | Carrot Ginger Muffins

Turmeric Coconut Flour Muffins


These anti-inflammatory turmeric muffins are perfect for breakfast or snacking.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Turmeric Coconut Flour Muffins

Double Dark Chocolate Muffins


If this isn’t chocolate cake in a muffin wrapper, we aren’t sure what is.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Double Dark Chocolate Muffins

Paleo Banana Nut Muffins


These are every bit as good as your grandma’s classic recipe.

Recipe: Bakerita | Paleo Banana Nut Muffins

AIP Blueberry Muffins


AIP eaters don’t have to miss the muffin party with these juicy blueberry treats.

Recipe: Cook It Up Paleo | AIP Blueberry Muffins

Piña Colada Muffins


It’s five o’clock somewhere with these beachy little cakes.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Piña Colada Muffins

Raspberry Almond Muffins


Raspberries are low in carbs and high in antioxidants, making these an excellent nutrient boost!

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Raspberry Almond Muffins

Lemon Berry Coconut Flour Muffins


All the flavor with just a little of the carbs.

Recipe: My Heart Beets | Lemon Berry Coconut Flour Muffins

Paleo Orange Raspberry Muffins


Your non-Paleo friends will swear these couldn’t possibly be gluten-free.

Recipe: Thriving on Paleo | Paleo Orange Raspberry Muffins

Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins


Packed with antioxidants and fiber, these apple cherry muffins will become a quick classic.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins

Chocolate Coconut Banana Muffins


Sweeten your day with these rich, chocolatey muffins that could oust any dessert.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Chocolate Coconut Banana Muffins

Paleo Butternut Squash Muffins


Squash in muffins? Step aside pumpkin, there’s a new baking favorite in town!

Recipe: Paleo Kitchness | Paleo Butternut Squash Muffins

Egg-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins


Even if you can’t have eggs, you can still enjoy a perfect muffin.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Egg-Free, Grain-Free Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Paleo Strawberry Muffins


You’ll forget about shortcake after you’ve tried these perfect strawberry muffins.

Recipe: The Roasted Root | Paleo Strawberry Muffins

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins


Turns out vegetables and chocolate chips can coexist.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

Omelet Muffins


Muffins can win the savory test too, especially when they double as the world’s easiest breakfast-on-the-go.

Recipe: PaleoPlan | Omelet Muffins


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