Mostly Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins


This recipe for mostly healthy chocolate chip muffins is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Kristin Neff Froass. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Almond Plus Protein Almond Milk by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Mostly Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeKristine says, “I am a parent of 2 children with dairy sensitivities, who also has dairy sensitivity. I make my own dairy-free recipes daily. Below is my recipe for Mostly Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins, which is based on my grandmother’s nut bread recipe. These muffins are easy to eat on the go for a delicious breakfast, healthy snack or a light dessert, and are a favorite with our family and friends. So Delicious Almond Plus give the muffins delicious taste and texture.”

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Special Diet Notes & Options: Mostly Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, peanut-free, soy-free, and vegetarian. For nut-free and dairy-free chocolate chip muffins, you can substitute coconut milk beverage for the almond milk.

For an even healthier muffin, you can substitute whole wheat pastry flour or white-wheat flour for the all-purpose flour. The muffins will be a little denser, but they will have an earthy flavor.

Mostly Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins
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Serves: 15-16 large muffins
Dry ingredients:
Liquid ingredients:
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Make a "well" in the middle of the bowl.
  4. Add liquid ingredients to the "well" and mix well.
  5. Spoon batter into muffin tins.
  6. Top each muffin cup with 5-8 extra chips, if desired.
  7. Bake for 16-18 minutes.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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