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Gluten-Free Goji Muffins

Sweet goji berries and hardy teff flour pair perfectly in these gluten-free, vegan muffins. They also include organic, unsweetened applesauce and just a tablespoon of agave nectar for natural sweetness without unrefined sugar. Teff and quinoa flours are naturally high in protein and fiber, and give these muffins a nutty, satisfying flavor.

Gluten-Free Goji Muffins

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeNut FreeVegan




12 regular-sized muffins


Dry Ingredients

  • 3/4c teff flour
  • 3/4c quinoa flour
  • 1/2t baking powder
  • 1/2t baking soda
  • 1/2t allspice
  • 1/2t salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1½c unsweetened applesauce
  • 1T agave nectar
  • 1T chia seeds mixed with 3T water
  • 1/3c olive oil
  • 3T dried currants
  • 1/4c dried goji berries


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and lightly grease 12-muffin tin.
  2. Stir together chia seeds and water in a small bowl. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes, stirring after 5 minutes. The seeds and water will form a thick gel.
  3. Mix together dry ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in goji berries and currants.
  4. Combine wet ingredients in a medium bowl; add chia mixture when thick.
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry.
  6. Spoon batter into oiled muffin tins.
  7. Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool muffins in tin for about 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Nutrional Information

Fat - 7g
Carbs - 18g
Fiber - 2.3g
Protein - 2.5g


Flour SubstituteGoji Berry




Jennifer is on the Editorial Team at One Green Planet. She earned her Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from UNC Chapel Hill before moving to Boulder, Colorado in 2006. During the first part of her career, Jennifer worked as a pedestrian and bicycle planner and project manager. As a long-time vegan and competitive distance runner, Jennifer strives to provide a positive example of healthy and sustainable living.



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