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Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins {Gluten + Dairy Free} + Video

Chunky, fluffy and chock-full of flavors, these delightful healthy chocolate chip muffins will keep your taste buds asking for more! Enjoy small chunks of chocolate tear drops as they melt in your mouth nestled in fresh baked muffins.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Danielle Fahrenkrug


  • 1 cup gluten-free flour or spelt flour
  • ¾ cup quick cook oats gluten-free
  • cup Xylitol or coconut sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut oil melted
  • ¼ cup coconut milk yogurt or if dairy is ok, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup plus 1 Tablespoon cashew almond or coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of milk chocolate chips vegan


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners or spray a silicone muffin pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg, milk, yogurt and vanilla until blended. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, baking powder and salt. Combine well.
  • Fold wet mixture into dry mixture until moistened. Add melted coconut oil and mix until combined. Carefully fold in 1 cup of chocolate chips. Let the batter set for 5 minutes.
  • Scoop batter into muffin cups about ¾ full. Bake 20-22 minutes until golden on top and a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Remove muffins from the pan and transfer to a cooking rack to cool.