Gluten-Free Ginger-Lemon Muffins

These muffins are light, fluffy, and aromatic with the bite of ginger and the zing of fresh lemon zest. Use a mild-tasting olive oil rather than extra virgin for this recipe.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1 cup arrowroot starch
  • 3⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 tsp. xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1⁄2 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly grated lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh ginger


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Place paper liners in a standard muffin pan. Grease the liners with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the brown rice flour, arrowroot starch, sugar, xanthan gum, baking powder, baking soda, sea salt, and ground ginger.
  • In a medium bowl whisk together the eggs, almond milk, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and fresh ginger.
  • Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix to combine. Scoop the batter into the prepared liners. Bake for 15 minutes, o until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.