a close up of a green spinach muffin with colorful muffin liners on a blue gingham dish towel

Spinach Muffins

Spinach muffins are kid-friendly way to get a scary vegetable into little bellies. Sweetened naturally and packed with greens and whole grains, these veggie muffins make for a great snack or breakfast for kids on the go. 

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American, Baked Goods, Kid friendly
Keyword hidden veggies, spinach muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 216 kcal


  • 3/4 cup spinach puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup oil of choice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup syrup
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and add liners to a muffin tin.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Fold the dry and wet ingredients until just combined - do not over mix.
  4. Scoop into muffin tin and bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts
Spinach Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 9%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3g
Cholesterol 103mg 34%
Sodium 146mg 6%
Potassium 257mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 26.5g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Sugars 11.2g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 117%
Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.