Lemon Chia Muffins

Number of Servings: 8 (80 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Lemon Chia Muffins

Start your morning with some sunny zest! These flavorful muffins are brightly delicious, especially warm from the oven. Pair with a little plain yogurt or a few boiled eggs for a simple weekend brunch.


  • 1½ cups white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ⅔ cup lemon non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF degrees. Line a muffin tin with 8 liners or silicone baking cups.
  2. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix wet ingredients together thoroughly.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, stirring until just combined. Fold in chia seeds.
  5. Pour batter into muffin liners, dividing mix evenly . Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until muffins are golden on top and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 80 g

Amount per serving
Calories 255
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 19%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 245mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Total Sugars 8g
Includes 6g Added Sugars 12%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 14g
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0.3mcg 0%
Calcium 82.9mg 6%
Iron 1.3mg 6%
Potassium 130mg 2%
Vitamin A 10.3mcg 2%
Vitamin C 3.4mg 4%
Vitamin E 2.2mg 15%
Vitamin K 8.6mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 2.3mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 15.7mcg 4%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 2.3mcg 6%
Chloride 19.1mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 173.3mg 15%
Iodine 3.3mcg 2%
Magnesium 41.4mg 10%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 17.4mcg 30%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 1mg 45%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.1mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Whole Wheat Flour, Olive Oil, Lemon Nonfat Greek Yogurt (cultured Grade A Non Fat Milk, Water, Chicory Root Fiber, Contains Less Than 1% Of Stevia Leaf Extract, Natural Flavors, Turmeric (for Color), Lemon Juice Concentrate, Carrageenan, Sea Salt, Vitamin D3. Contains Statement: Active Yogurt Cultures: S. Thermophilus & L. Bulgaricus), Unsweetened Applesauce, Sugar, Eggs, Lemon Juice, Chia Seeds, Lemon Zest, Baking Powder (sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate), Vanilla Extract, Salt, Baking Soda.

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