Lemon Chia Muffins - 2 Guiding Stars
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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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 255; Total Fat 15.5g (19% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2.5g (10% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 24mg (8% DV); Sodium 245mg (11% DV); Total Carbohydrate 26g (9% DV); Dietary Fiber 3.5g (14% DV); Total Sugars 8g; Includes 6g Added Sugars (12% DV); Protein 6g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 2% DV; Manganese 45% DV; Selenium 30% DV; Niacin 15% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/lemon-chia-muffins/
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