18 Sweet & Savory Keto Muffins to Start Your Day Right
By: Amanda Suazo
These recipes for keto muffins make the ideal low-carb snack or breakfast swap. Like other recipes, they create perfectly sweet and crumbly results that satisfy your cravings — all without the added junk.
With loads of sugar and high-fructose fruit, most muffins are merely cupcakes in disguise. These recipes for keto muffins swap these high-carb ingredients with sweeteners, spices, and nuts to create cakey bites that won’t make you hungry in an hour.
Whether you crave chocolate, fruit, or even bacon, these keto muffins recipes have you covered:
Chocolate keto muffins
Not only do these keto muffins create a rich, chocolatey taste, they also contain a hidden ingredients that make them more moist and satisfying. Pumpkin keeps this batter from going dry, while grass-fed collagen peptides add a protein boost that supports a healthier gut. Each muffin contains only 3 net carbs.
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With melty chocolate chips and high-fiber zucchini, these keto muffins make a delicious way to get more veggies into your meal. A coconut flour batter with grass-fed ghee also keeps them low-carb — just 4 net grams per muffin. To stay more Bulletproof, use quality chocolate with at least 85% cacao.
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You don’t need wheat flour to make a perfectly fluffy muffin. This keto recipe makes it happen with a blend of almond and coconut flours, ghee, and the perfect amount of crunch from diced walnuts. These muffins stay keto-friendly at just over 5 net grams — and to stay more Bulletproof, use grass-fed ghee and avoid eating walnuts too often.
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Cacao nibs add a satisfying crunch to these keto muffins without increasing the carb content. In fact, this recipe tallies up to only 2 net carbs per serving because it uses a keto-friendly mix of shredded zucchini, coconut oil, and almond flour in the batter. To stay more Bulletproof, use a non-GMO erythritol and avoid cooking with almond flour too often.
Keto muffins with fruit and veggies
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Blueberries naturally contain little fructose, so they make the perfect sweet addition to keto muffins. This recipe folds fresh bluebs together with cinnamon, salt, stevia, and coconut flour for a delightfully cakey muffin that keeps the carbs low. Keep this recipe more Bulletproof with Ceylon cinnamon, stevia to sweeten, and full-fat canned coconut milk as your dairy choice.
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Raspberry shines in this naturally sweet keto muffins recipe, while unsalted butter and almond milk add a dose of satisfying fats. To make this recipe more Bulletproof, use non-GMO erythritol and grass-fed butter, plus swap almond milk with full-fat canned coconut milk.
With little sugar and tart taste, cranberries add festive and fruity flavor to keto muffins. Mix fresh crushed cranberries with orange zest and a coconut flour batter to bake up sweet results with about 9 net carbs per serving.
These sweet and summery keto muffins get an added flavor upgrade from a sugar-free lemon glaze, plus a protein boost from vanilla-infused collagen peptides. Enjoy this iconic flavor combo for only 6 net carbs per muffin.
Absorbent coconut flour soaks up the moisture from shredded zucchini, making these keto muffins perfectly cakey without too many extra ingredients. Add in walnuts and cinnamon, and this flavorful recipe still tallies up to only 2 net carbs per serving. Use non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol to sweeten, get Ceylon cinnamon, and skip the nuts to stay more Bulletproof.
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For an alternative take on the cranberry orange combo, try these keto muffins. This recipe uses lemon juice and zest for a pop of flavor, while fresh cranberries lend the perfect tangy taste. To stay both keto and Bulletproof, use stevia to sweeten.
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With less than 2 net carbs apiece, these keto muffins taste deceptively sweet yet use no added sugar. Naturally sweet strawberries and erythritol create a traditional muffin flavor, all with satisfying fat from butter and almond flour. To stay more Bulletproof, use grass-fed butter and swap almond milk with full-fat canned coconut milk.
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This keto muffins recipe transforms a classic flavor pairing into a low-carb masterpiece. A blend of almond flour, vanilla, and lemon juice make a tart and tangy base for poppy seeds — all for just 5 net carbs apiece. Make these muffins more Bulletproof with non-GMO erythritol and coconut oil as your fat, plus avoid eating poppy seeds and almond products too often.
Spiced keto muffins
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Warm, spicy cardamom blends perfectly with the citrus zest and stevia in these keto muffins. Add a naturally sweet coconut butter glaze for a creamy topping that won’t rack up the carbs. To stay more Bulletproof, swap your orange with a tangerine.
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Get your pumpkin spice fix without the extra carbs and sugar with this recipe for keto muffins. Warm pumpkin pie spices and butter blend with an almond and coconut flour base — all pumpkin flavor, no pumpkin carbs. Make these muffins Bulletproof-friendly and use non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol to sweeten.
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Mayonnaise… in a muffin? Believe it: This keto recipe keeps your keto muffins dairy-free with this high-fat swap, plus adds a swirl of flavor using a blend of cinnamon and coconut oil. Keep these muffins Bulletproof-approved wight an avocado oil mayo, a sweetener like non-GMO erythritol or birch xylitol, canned full-fat coconut milk as your dairy, and Ceylon cinnamon. Plus, avoid eating xanthan gum too often, since it can irritate your gut.
Savory keto muffins
Not interested in sweet keto muffins? This recipe is for you: A savory blend of zucchini, bacon, and fresh herbs nest in a coconut flour batter to make these muffins ultra-satisfying without any sweeteners. Just 1.5 net carbs per serving.
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No need to complicate your breakfast: These keto muffins rely on a simple mix of eggs, bacon, and green onions to create savory flavor in just tk minutes of prep time. Plus, each serving only runs tk net carbs. To stay more Bulletproof, use pastured bacon and avoid eating fully-cooked eggs too often — best to enjoy just-set whites and runny yolks most of the time.
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Get all the texture you love from a sweet muffin in a savory package. This recipe infuses an almond flour batter with crisp bacon bits and lemon thyme for a moist and cakey muffin with a savory flair — perfect for smothering in ghee. Keep these 4-carb muffins more Bulletproof with pastured bacon and grass-fed ghee.
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