vegan oatmeal muffins

Vegan Oatmeal Muffins That Are Perfect for Breakfast

I love experimenting with breakfast foods because it’s actually my favorite meal of the day. Most days, I eat overnight oats or a coffee oatmeal smoothie but when I want a bit of variety, I make these delicious vegan oatmeal muffins!

Now, I try to keep my breakfasts healthy since I don’t want to start off the day with too much sugar. These oatmeal muffins are just perfect since they are low in sugar and fat.

When I feel like I want to eat a bit healthier, these are my go-to muffins, whether it’s for breakfast or an afternoon snack.

Equipment for the muffins

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These vegan oatmeal muffins need several kitchen utensils.

Firstly, you will need 3 bowls – small, medium, and large. I love this set of 3 mixing bowls since they come with lids, making it multipurpose.

You’ll also need a whisk, measuring cups and spoons, and a mixing cup.

Vegan oatmeal muffins ingredients

Now that you’ve got your equipment ready, let’s gather the ingredients for this healthy oatmeal muffin recipe.

What you will need:

  • Non-dairy milk – I like to use soy milk but you can use almond, oat, cashew, or any type of milk.
  • Oats
  • Flax seeds – This is for your flax egg but you can use chia seeds instead or any egg replacer that I mention in my vegan baking substitutes post.
  • Water
  • OIl – Any neutral flavored oil should work, such as canola or sunflower.
  • Flour
  • Sugar
  • Baking powder
  • Salt
  • Brown sugar


To get started, you’ll need to soak the oats in the milk for 15 minutes. While it soaks, it’s the perfect time to make your flax egg and let it sit for 15 minutes too.

Once your flax egg has solidified and 15 minutes passed, mix in the flax egg and oil. Pour in the oat mixture and mix well.

In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. You’ll then pour the dry ingredients into the bowl of wet ingredients and mix until just combined.

At this point, you’re ready to fill your prepared muffin cups with the batter. An added touch to these vegan oatmeal muffins is the beautiful topping.

vegan oatmeal muffins in a pan

Sprinkle your muffins with oats and brown sugar. It’ll give the muffins a nice crispy top and add extra beauty to them.

Pop them in the oven for about 25 minutes and you’ve got yourself breakfast for the next several days.

To wrap up

I hope you enjoy these healthy vegan oatmeal muffins, whether it’s for breakfast or a snack.

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vegan oatmeal muffins

Vegan Oatmeal Muffins

These oatmeal muffins are the perfect breakfast food. Low sugar and low fat, they're great for those looking for a healthy way to start the day.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oats for topping
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar for topping


  • Preheat oven to 425° F or 220° C.
  • In a small bowl, add the oats and milk and let sit for 15 minutes.
  • Prepare your flax egg by adding the flax seeds and water into a cup and letting it sit for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flax egg and oil. Then, pour in the oat mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Pour the dry ingredients into the large bowl of wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Line a muffin pan with muffin holders and fill with the batter.
  • Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of oats and 1 tablespoong of brown sugar on top of the muffins.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Keyword easy, healthy, oatmeal
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  1. 5 stars
    These look amazing! I love eating oats in various forms for breakfast, but baked oatmeal can be a little heavy in the morning sometimes. These look like they have a great texture and are perfect for a quick breakfast on the go!

  2. 5 stars
    This sounds like such a yummy recipe. I really appreciate you including dietary restrictions. Thank you for sharing this post. It seems easy to make.

    Pastor Natalie

  3. These really look good. I make some similar muffins, but I’m goong to try your recipe. Pinning for my boys to make! They lobe to cook!

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