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Healthier Poppyseed Muffins

That perfect muffin top, almond flavoring, and a nice helping of poppyseeds. It's everything you love about the classic poppyseed muffin but with fewer calories.
Course Breakfast
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 160 kcal
Author Chelsia Rief


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup low fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • 1/3 cup applesauce
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp almond extract
  • 2 tbsp poppyseeds


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees and spray and 12 whole muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together yogurt, agave nectar, applesauce, skim milk, and egg. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flours, salt, and baking soda. Pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and using a wooden spoon gently stir until just combined. Add poppyseeds and stir just until evenly mixed through.
  4. Fill muffin cups about 1/2 way full and bake for 15-18 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Store in an air-tight container. Will keep for 3-4 days.