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Our Best Muffin Recipes & To-Go Breakfast Favorites

These healthy muffin recipes are perfect for a diabetic breakfast, plus we threw in breakfast cookies, scones, coffee cake, and breakfast bars to make your mornings even sweeter.

Half-and-Half Muffins

Chocolate for breakfast? Yes, please! But don't let the chocolate chips fool you -- these muffins are packed with whole grains and lower-fat ingredients to cut down the calories and carbs.

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Almond Breakfast Cookies

Rather than reaching for a sugary breakfast pastry, plan ahead and bring one of these scrumptiously sweet, protein-packed breakfast cookies to eat instead.

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Apple-Pumpkin Softies

Though these apple-and-pumpkin muffin tops are stocked with fall flavors, they're moist and tasty enough to serve all year long.

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Banana-Oat Cookies

Instead of fat- and cholesterol-filled butter and eggs, this breakfast-cookie recipe calls for peanut butter and potassium-rich bananas.

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Hazelnut Coffee Cake

This dense, chocolaty coffee cake is definitely a companyworthy breakfast bread. Serve at your next brunch, buffet, or book club. This recipe can also be made with a gluten-free baking mix.

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Zucchini-Chocolate Chip Scones

Zucchini is a great addition to any baked good -- and it's an easy way to get your family to unknowingly eat their veggies! Enjoy these flavorful scones with a cup of coffee or tea.

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Spicy Apple-Kasha Muffins

Kasha is a commonly used name for ground roasted buckwheat, which has a toasted, nutty flavor -- the perfect complement to the sweet apple in these muffins. Check the package before buying, as kasha is available in fine, medium, and coarse grinds.

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Chocolate Chip Power Bars

Peanut butter, walnuts, and honey provide the protein and energy you need to start your day off right. Plus, these easy diabetic breakfast or snack bars boast 4 grams of fiber per serving.

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Pumpkin Muffins

The secret to these enticing muffins is a combination of moist, rich pumpkin and flavorful buckwheat.

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Cranberry Whole Wheat Scones

These cranberry scones are great for mornings on the go or the perfect addition to any diabetes-friendly brunch.

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Ginger Pear Muffins

Pieces of juicy pear inside and a crispy oat bran mixture on top boost these tender muffins to delicious heights.

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Raisin-Carrot Muffins

Wheat germ and carrots up the fiber in these cakelike muffins. Buttermilk keeps them low in fat.

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Apricot-Pecan Muffins

To boost the flavor of these easy muffins, try toasting the pecans. The smooth, enhanced flavor of the nuts mixed with allspice and sweet apricots will make these morning muffins irresistible.

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Best-of Bran Muffins

Low in saturated fat and high in cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids, canola oil (found in these heart-healthy muffins) is a sensible choice for diabetic cooking.

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Apple-Pumpkin Muffins

Substituting applesauce for some of the butter or oil adds tenderness to these muffins while keeping them low in fat.

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Buttermilk Corn Muffins

These mouthwatering muffins are typical of Southern-style corn bread, which is less sweet than the versions enjoyed up North. Serve them with your favorite low-sugar preserves or fat-free cream cheese.

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Herb-Bran Muffins

Partner these savory muffins, which feature Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs such as basil and rosemary, with a veggie-filled omelet to round out your morning meal.

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Tangerine Puckers

These mini muffins are sized just right for snacking and boast just 8 grams of carb and 42 calories per serving.

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Pick-Me-Up Bars

Whole wheat flour and dates give these healthy snack bars the fiber and nutrients you need to keep going. Enjoy them as a morning or afternoon pick-me-up for only 89 calories and 1 gram of fat per bar.

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Three-B (Buckwheat, Blueberry, and Butternut) Muffins

The buckwheat flour gives these muffins a fiber boost while the blueberries and butternut squash crank up the vitamins and phytonutrients.

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