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Gluten-free zucchini muffins on a cooling rack over a peach linen with walnuts around it

Paleo Zucchini Walnut Muffins

Super light and sweetened with just bananas and honey, these gluten-free zucchini muffins make a tasty snack!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy paleo muffins,, paleo muffins, zucchini,
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 11 muffins
Calories 133kcal


  • Silicone muffin cups
  • Muffin tin
  • Mixing bowl


  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ¾ cup almond flour blanched
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 0.5 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 banana very ripe
  • 1.5 tablespoons coconut oil measured solid
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 small zucchini shredded, about 1 overflowing cup
  • ¼ cup raw honey
  • egg whites


  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Grind the walnuts into a chunky flour. Likewise, shred the zucchini and let sit in the strainer for five minutes to drain the water.
  • Combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Heat the coconut oil and mash the banana. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl (except the zucchini) and whisk.
  • Pour the wet into the dry and mix until everything is coated. Mix in the zucchini.
  • Line a muffin tin or use silicone baking cups and portion the batter into 11 muffin tins.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, flip the tray and bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 45 minutes in the pan. This is what firms up the muffins so don't rush this!


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Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg