Cranberry Orange Muffins

Originally I created this recipe as a way to bring together two of my favourite Christmas flavors- and then I realized that these are so good, they don’t just belong in the holiday season! They have quickly become a new favourite of mine (and others), and are a fabulous snack and/or pick me up for your day! 
They are:⠀
✅ Vegan⠀
✅ Gluten-free⠀
✅ Refined sugar free⠀
✅ Healthy⠀
✅ Easy to make⠀
✅ Kiddo approved⠀
Best part? You probably have the ingredients already in your pantry or fridge!

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Prep Time
5 Minutes

Cooking Time
20-25 Minutes

12 Servings



  • 3 bananas, mashed⠀
  • 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice⠀
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)⠀
  • 1/4 cup coconut palm sugar⠀
  • 1 1/2 cup GF whole grain oat flour⠀
  • 1 tsp baking soda⠀
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder⠀
  • 1 tsp pure orange extract (optional)⠀
  • Zest of 1 orange⠀
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries (I choose organic ones that are sweetened with apple juice)⠀



STEP 1: Preheat oven to 350° degrees. In a mixing bowl, mash bananas and stir in coconut sugar, orange juice and almond milk.⠀

STEP 2: Add zest of orange, orange extract, and if there is any pulp from juicing the orange, feel free to add that in as well. Stir in baking powder and baking soda. Mix in oat flour. Allow to sit for a few minutes, then fold in dried cranberries.⠀

STEP 3: Coat muffin tin with coconut oil and scoop batter into each muffin tray ¾ of the way full. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes.⠀⠀⠀

*Note, if you do not have oat flour, you can make your own by pulsing oats in a food processor until it is a fine texture.⠀

Give them a try and let me know what you think!

With love,

Brianne xx

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Hi, I’m Brianne

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