Keto Zucchini Muffins (Almond Flour Zucchini Muffins)
These Keto Zucchini Muffins are simple Almond Flour Zucchini Muffins for a healthy, vitamin-loaded low-carb breakfast.
These keto zucchini muffins are total lifesavers for busy parents on a keto diet. It’s so handy to grab-n-go a muffin in the mornings with a cup of coffee.
I always like my breakfast sweet, and the almond flour zucchini muffins are perfect to start the day with an extra boost of greens!
What Are Keto Zucchini Muffins?
Keto zucchini muffins are sweet, moist almond flour zucchini muffins.
They include grated zucchini that add a delicious, moist texture to the muffins while helping you reach your 5-a-day.
How To Make Almond Flour Zucchini Muffins
They are perfect for breakfast on the go or as a quick snack with only 4.5 grams of net carbs per serving.
All you need to make zucchini muffins paleo and keto are the following wholesome ingredients:
- Grated zucchini – Zucchini is one of the best low-carb vegetables. Make sure you squeeze out all their water before measuring.
- Almond flour – Almond Flour is keto-friendly and delicious in muffins!
- Large eggs – at room temperature.
- Coconut cream if you want to make dairy-free zucchini muffins. Otherwise, heavy cream works as well, and it’s also a keto-friendly dairy product.
- Coconut oil or melted butter – at room temperature.
- Baking powder
- Sugar-free crystal sweetener – I like to use erythritol and Monk fruit blend, but you can also use pure erythritol or any crystal sweetener of your choice like coconut sugar if you want to make zucchini muffins paleo.
- Xanthan gum – this is optional, but it prevents overly moist zucchini chocolate chip muffins, especially if you didn’t squeeze out well the zucchini water.
- Sugar-free chocolate chips – or cocoa nibs or crushed pecan, walnuts if preferred. If you can’t find sugar-free chocolate chips, you can make your own with my chocolate chips recipe.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are Zucchinis Keto?
Yes, zucchinis are one of the best vegetables to add to your keto diet – check out my list of keto-friendly vegetables to know more.
In fact, 100 grams of Zucchini contain only 2.1 grams of net carbs and 17 calories.
It means that you can safely eat a good amount of zucchini to add fiber and nutrients to your day and keep your macro right.
Now you probably wonder why adding zucchinis into a muffin recipe. Well, there are two main reasons.
First, zucchinis add the most delicious moist texture to muffins, cupcakes, and bread. You may have already tried my keto zucchini bread, and if you loved it, you’ll love these zucchini muffins.
The second reason to use Zucchinis is that it sneaks extra greens into my kids’ lunchbox.
Kids love muffins, and this almond flour zucchini muffin recipe is a great one to sneak extra greens into their day.
Actually, I like to use them as a zucchini cupcake base as well, with a cream cheese frosting.
Finally, if you grow zucchinis in your veggie garden, you know they grow very fast.
This recipe is great to use these extra zucchinis and make ahead some keto breakfasts on the go for the next few months.
Can I make savory zucchini muffins with almond flour?
Great news, this recipe is easily adaptable to a savory zucchini muffin recipe too! All you have to do to make delicious savory almond flour muffins is to make these 3 simple swaps:
- Sweetener: replace with 1/2 cup of grated cheese of your choice like cheddar, mozzarella, or Parmesan.
- Chocolate chip: replace with 1/3 cup diced ham or bacon.
- Add 1 teaspoon garlic salt and 1 teaspoon of dried Italian herbs.
Storing Almond Flour Zucchini Muffins
The almond flour zucchini muffins freeze very well, like regular wheat muffins.
To keep them delicious and fresh, I recommend freezing them in an airtight box, not stacked.
It’s easy to defrost the muffins at room temperature, preferably on a cooling rack for 3 hours or overnight.
More Zucchini Recipes
I love baking with zucchini, and I created a collection of delicious easy keto recipes with zucchini for you. I recommend also having a look at my:
If you try these zucchini muffins with almond flour, don’t forget to leave me a review below or share a picture with me on Instagram!
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