Raspberry & Basil English Muffin

Raspberry and basil make a fresh flavor combination. This quick and easy breakfast is not only tasty, but packed with nutrients, Raspberries are a very good source of fiber and Vitamin C.

Raspberry and basil are delicious toppings to add to an English Muffin, and they are great for breakfast. This recipe can be made gluten-free, whole wheat, and paleo-friendly. These muffins are not only delicious, but they are also good for you.

Whole-Wheat English Muffins

Whole-wheat English muffins are a delicious and healthy alternative to white English muffins. Unlike white bread, whole-wheat English muffins are low in sugar and do not contain refined flour. They are soft, fluffy, and have a nuttier flavor when toasted. They are also good for your health, and they’re a great choice for breakfast. 

Whole-wheat English muffins are high in fiber, which can improve your health. They contain around four grams of dietary fiber per muffin, which can improve your immune system and suppress your appetite. These muffins are also great sources of manganese and phosphorus.

raspberries and basil on whole wheat muffins

Whole-wheat English muffins are a great choice for breakfast. They have fewer calories, and are rich in fiber, protein, and minerals. They are particularly good for people who are trying to maintain a moderate weight, as they contain more fiber than most other types of bread. In addition to this, whole-wheat English muffins are also good for your digestive health.

Gluten-Free English Muffins

Gluten-free English muffins use oat flour or almond flour in many cases, along with other healthy ingredients. If you are sensitive to gluten, these are a better option. However, if you are not sure about the nutritional value of the recipe, you can consult a nutritionist or your doctor for advice.

English muffins are a popular breakfast food and are generally low-calorie. They also contain important nutrients, such as selenium, which is an antioxidant and helps regulate thyroid hormone production. They are also high in fiber, which can help reduce appetite and promote gut health.

lots of raspberries with a mint leaf

Fruit and Basil – on a Muffin?

Though basil and fruit might seem like a strange topping for an English muffin, it’s really delicious. The sweetness of the fruit pairs perfectly with the savory basil, creating a unique and flavorful experience. Plus, it’s a pretty easy dish to make!

Raspberries are versatile, taste great, and are super low in calories. And, they are loaded with fiber, they’re tart, and a great energy booster. When it comes to raspberries and basil, it’s a match made in heaven. 

But why exactly do these two ingredients go so well together? Well, it turns out that there are scientific reasons behind it. The sweetness of the raspberries helps to bring out the best flavor in the basil, while also tempering its more pungent notes.


In other words, if you’re looking for a winning flavor combination, you can’t go wrong with raspberries and basil. Then, when you add the cream cheese, you have a creamy classic that won’t leave you disappointed!

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Raspberry & Basil English Muffin

Amanda Keefer
Raspberry and basil make a fresh flavor combination. This quick and easy breakfast is not only tasty, but packed with nutrients, Raspberries are a very good source of fiber and Vitamin C.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course 5 ingredients or less
Servings 2
Calories 185 kcal


  • 2 whole wheat English muffins , toasted
  • 4 tablespoons lowfat cream cheese
  • 4 basil leaves chopped
  • 16 raspberries


  • Spread cream cheese on both sides of English muffins. Top with basil and raspberries.


Calories: 185kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 315mgPotassium: 220mgFiber: 5gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 216IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 201mgIron: 2mg
Keyword basil, easy breakfast, healthy breakfast, raspberries, raspberry
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