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Apple Cinnamon & Walnut Vegan Muffin Recipe

These healthy Apple Cinnamon & Walnut Vegan Muffins are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast, snack or dessert option for the whole family!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, dessert recipe, easy snack, healthy snack, healthy vegan muffin, vegan muffin recipe, vegan muffins
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Author Lauren McNeill


  • 1 tbsp Chia seeds
  • cups Spelt whole wheat flour Can sub with all-purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup Rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • ¾ cup Plant-based milk of choice I used oat milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1⅛ cup Mashed banana
  • 2 tbsp Coconut oil melted
  • ½ cup Walnuts chopped
  • cup Chopped apple about 1 medium apple


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease muffin tin with coconut oil, or use muffin liners.

  2. In a small bowl, combine chia seeds with 2.5 tbsp of water. Let sit for 5 minutes to gel.

  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.

  4. In a medium bowl, combine chia egg, plant-based milk, mashed banana, and melted coconut oil.

  5. Pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture and stir until just combined (do not overstir). Add in the diced apple and chopped walnuts.

  6. Pour batter evenly into muffin tin of 12.

  7. Cook for 17 minutes (plus or minus 2 minutes based on your oven). Let cool in tin, then enjoy!