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The Best Kid-Friendly Berry Mini Muffins

The Best Kid-Friendly Berry Mini Muffins
As parents of a toddler, we are often working and creating recipes that are both healthy and delicious for him to enjoy. We decided to give it a try with our take on mini-muffins, vegan and gluten-free!

On a cold Saturday afternoon, we prepared these muffins, and they seem to be toddler-approved! My husband and I also served them for a brunch we shared with friends at our home. We used blueberries and cranberries, but you could substitute for other berries as well, such as raspberries or strawberries. I keep coming back to the memories made when preparing and sharing meals together; it’s a special time and I find is a wonderful way to start discussions, share stories, and allow laughter to fill our home.

Vegan, Gluten-Free Berry Mini Muffins

Photo by April Duckworth

The sweetness of these muffins is a delightful treat and the scent that fills the air as they bake is delightful as well. The flavor of the warm berries evoke a sense of warmth.

Vegan, gluten-free

Makes 40 mini muffins


  • 1 cup non-dairy milk (e.g. cashew milk)
  • 2 cups gluten-free oat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup coconut or date sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries and/or cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line two mini muffin pans with liners
  • In a large mixing bowl, add oat flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and sugar and stir to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, add the vanilla to the cashew milk and mix.
  • Add the wet mixture to the dry and stir until combined.
  • Add in blueberries and cranberries
  • Pour equal sized portions into lined mini muffin pans
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden brown.

I hope that you find ease and joy in cooking simple, delicious meals and snacks for yourself and your family, and make beautiful memories in the process.

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