Sweetened with honey, a little crunch, and a sweet mellow flavor make this a keep-worthy recipe.

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Muffins

by Dishing Up the Dirt

Prep Time: 10 minutes  |  Cook Time: 25 minutes  |  Serves: 12


  • 2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder (make sure it isn’t expired!)
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup walnut oil
  • 1/2 cup runny honey
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup packed shredded zucchini


  • Preheat the oven to 400F
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, salt, poppy seeds and lemon zest in a medium sized bowl.
  • In a small combine the lemon juice, oil, honey, eggs and almond milk. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the wet ingredients. Stir until just barley combined and then gently fold in the zucchini.
  • Spoon the batter into a greased standard size muffin tin and bake for about 20-23 minutes or until lightly golden and a tooth pick comes out clean when inserted into the center of a muffin.


  • You can substitute the walnut oil with any neutral tasting oil
  • Cooking times will vary from oven to oven
  • Store muffins at room temperature on the counter covered in tin foil or plastic wrap for two days
  • Muffins can be frozen for up to 6 months

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Thanks to Dishing Up the Dirt for this amazing recipe. Check out her cookbook here.

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