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Grain-free muffin recipe: Great for transitioning to a grain-free, gluten-free or paleo lifestyle


grain-free gluten-free paleo cinnamon raisin muffins

Grain-free muffins, paleo muffins, gluten-free muffins: doesn’t matter what you call them as long as they’re delicious. This grain-free muffin recipe fits the bill and are perfect for anyone (especially kids) who are transitioning to a paleo or grain-free lifestyle. They’re made with coconut flour, so they are a bit dense and eggy, but not too much, since there’s some ground flax seed in there too. Make these ahead of time and pack them as a snack because they’re perfect on the go.

Nutrition-wise here’s the highlight reel:

While that’s all good, the really important thing is that they’re delicious, and they were given the high honor of a big thumbs up by the in-house 6-year-old taste tester!

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Grain-free cinnamon raisin muffins

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 17 minutes

Total Time: 32 minutes

Yield: 6 muffins

Grain-free cinnamon raisin muffins



  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, beat eggs together and add in honey and melted coconut oil.
  2. In a smaller bowl, mix together ground flax seed, coconut flour, baking powder and cinnamon.
  3. Slowly add dry ingredients into wet ingredients until a uniform batter is formed.
  4. Once batter is blended, add in raisins, and divide batter into a silicone or lightly greased muffin pan.
  5. Bake at 350F for 17 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, cool for 10 minutes. Enjoy!

Vivian is the founder of the Real Food Guide and a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) who believes that each individual needs to go on their own Real Food Journey to find what works. While she herself eats a diet of real food (aka a paleo diet), some people may find that they can flourish on a vegetarian diet instead. However, universal to optimal health and well-being is good quality, nutrient-dense, Real Food.

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June 20 |

7 thoughts on “Grain-free muffin recipe: Great for transitioning to a grain-free, gluten-free or paleo lifestyle

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  3. Lisa says:

    Love this recipe! I typically end up with 8 or 9 muffins. :-) I always try to get more than 6. :-)

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