muffins - vegan blueberry 1

It’s blueberry season! Celebrate with these healthy and tasty muffins. Mashed banana and a small amount of maple syrup add just the right touch of sweetness, while spelt flour adds some extra protein. All-in-all a healthy breakfast or snack. My kids love these, and so do I.


1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup spelt flour (can use oat or whole wheat)

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon nutmeg

¼  cup maple syrup

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

¼ cup applesauce

1 cup blueberries

1 ripe banana mashed

1 cup soy milk (or other non-dairy milk)


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Mix dry ingredients in a bowl large enough to hold all the ingredients. Mix in the remaining ingredients taking care not to crush the blueberries. Bake in a greased (or use paper liners) muffin pan for 25 minutes or until brown.

(This recipe was adapted from "Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, Scientifically Proven, Nutrition-based Cure," by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.)


They were delicious but with out any fat they stick to the paper liners like crazy. I would use sprayed muffin tins or silicon pans next time. I made them with vegan chocolate chips and walnuts.

My 3 and 9 year old both LOVED these! Thanks for the great share :)

Karen: this is a bit painstaking, but you can go to the app “My Fitness Pal”and create your own recipe. You enter all the ingredients and then it will give you the calorie and nutritional breakdown. Self magazine also has an excellent nutritional app which not only breaks down various nutritional aspects including fat, protein etc. but also gives the inflammatory index of all foods entered. It’s really an amazing site.

if the ingredients aren’t organic and nonGMO they are laden with toxins so it still isn’t healthy

How about Almond Milk instead of Soy Milk and
How about unbleached flour instead of wheat flour.

Excellent recipe and so very healthy! If more people followed Caldwell Esselstyn, MD’s way of eating, we would have less disease. Thank you.

Try substituting wheat or oat bran (or both) for the second ration of flour.

nutrition infor re all of your recipes would be very helpful, thanks.
do enjoy the creative recipes. thanks.

how about substituting almond flour for whole wheat flour!!

whole wheat and wheat flours are fatttening and trigger the hunger ctr in the brain so one tends to overeat and gain weight

Karen, thanks for your comment. We are working on that!

Sounds yummy. Would be nice if Kaiser would include nutrition information rather than just number of servings.

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