Strawberry Chocolate Breakfast Muffins + A Fun Blog Addition

Good Morning, Afternoon, or Evening!  Wherever you are, a breakfast muffin is a perfect treat really anytime of the day!  I shared this fun treat over at the lovely Bakeaholic Mama’s beautiful blog!  I was trying to decide what to shmear on the muffin this morning….yes I just said “shmear”….and totally forgot I had chocolate whipped honey still left.  Thank goodness I still have a couple muffins, there is always tomorrow!

Now I had to share, but I know you can see it too!  Thank you to the talented Cherry On Top Blog Design, my sidebar is all cleaned up.  I am so excited for the new additions to my blog, and the little coffee cup social media buttons are just too precious!

Here is the recipe for the Fun muffins!  I added milk to the recipe, somehow my muffins were a bit dry, BUT tasted wonderful!  You could add 1/4 milk, or only add 1 1/2 cups of flour.  The recipe is for five large muffins.  It will probably make 9-12 regular muffins, and you will only need to bake them for about 15-20 minutes.

Yields 5

Strawberry Chocolate Breakfast Muffins

A hearty muffin, full of flavor! The addition of quinoa, makes this muffin a perfect healthy treat!

15 minsPrep Time

25 minsCook Time

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1/4 cup chocolate whipped honey (sub with regular honey or 1/2 cup sugar)
2 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup almond milk
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped fresh strawberries
1 Tbsp flax seed meal


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease muffin tin with cooking spray.

Chop strawberries finely.

In medium bowl - mix together chocolate whipped honey, eggs, sugar, cooked quinoa, 1 tsp vanilla, olive oil, almond milk.

In small bowl - mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, flax seed meal, chocolate chips, and strawberries.

Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Bake for 25-30 minutes for large muffins depending on oven.



I added the milk after completing the recipe. I found the muffins to be slightly dry, so I wanted to add a little moisture. Plus, if you can't find whipped honey, you could use regular honey or just add 1/2 cup sugar to the recipe.


What is your favorite strawberry treat?  What is your go-to breakfast when on the go?

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  • Kim Bee
    So delicious looking. I love the strawberry with chocolate. Pure brilliance.
  • Pretty muffins, love that you made them with quinoa, I just made some today for a salad. Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog and for tweeting me :).  I can't remember my password into Tribrr so I gotta figure out how to get back in there. lol
  • Strawberries quinoa and chocolate = goodness! those muffins look perfect for breakfast!
  • Oooooh...that sounds like the perfect shmear! (I had to fight with spellcheck to get that one to stick! ha). And I love your new look...really nice! The coffee cups are darling!
  • Look at those muffin tops!  I love the strawberry chocolate combo so much, such a great idea for breakfast because you get that quick 'chocolate pick me up' to get moving ;)  Oh, and hello chocolate whipped honey  - what a great shmear! Your sidebar does look awesome - maybe one day soon I'll actually redesign and self-host lol xoxo
  • Berries + chocolate + quinoa sounds like a magical combination terra! These muffins are just gorgeous! 
  • This site looks incredible, Terra! Love the design and may have to contact Cherry on Top Design when I'm ready. I agree, those breakfast muffins would be perfect for anytime (and I love that it includes flax, olive oil, quinoa and almond meal - all things this dietitian surely approves/and uses regularly. So glad we've connected via Facebook (I'm Nutri-Savvy). xoxo, Lauren : )
  • Your site looks terrific, Terra - love, love, love the coffee cup social buttons! And, strawberry chocolate breakfast muffins - a great way to start the morning :)
  • Ohhh your site looks beautiful!  Very organized and yes, the cup image for the buttons are so cute!!  I can see the new addiction to your blog. =D  So as these delicious breakfast muffins!  I will not be able to stand up and start a day with these muffins in front of me.  Great combination of everyone's favorite ingredients!
  • Simone
    Those look delicious and I love the addition of quinoa to the muffins. I can't see any changes to your blog on my phone but will check it out on my computer later on!
  • foodrehab
    You have just made my friday! Such a tasty muffin recipe. Would make a perfect 3pm snack at work 
  • You are giving me a reason to eat chocolate and strawberries for breakfast - thank you so much :D And those domes are perfection! Also wonderful new side additions on your site :D Cheers Choc Chip Uru
  • It looks so nice and cozy here!!!  Great job! And that's not even mentioning these fabulous muffins!  Beautiful photos as well!
  • Gorgeous muffins!  And I really need someone to help me clean up my blog too.  Working on that!  It's on my to-do list!
  • These sound delicious.
  • Karriann Graf
    Those are delicious! You always have the best breakfast ;) "Happy Cooking"
  • i hope it can be my breakfast as well :) that's so lovely! Latest: Best Milk Ever 
  • Myfudo
    Breakfast has been made more enjoyable by these delicious muffins...I want mini versions for my little girl too =)
  • Your blog looks fabulous, Terra! As do these muffins! I love that they contain quinoa (AND chocolate AND strawberries)!!! YUM!!!!
  • Mmm... I have a boatload of strawberries in my fridge right now, but, unfortunately I am all out of chocolate chips, so these must wait fro another day.  Lovely muffins Terra, and I'm loving your sidebar too! xo