Monday, December 19, 2016

December 19, Oatmeal Muffin Day,
a Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Recipe with Nutritional Analysis

A muffin is a type of quick bread baked in portions suitable for one person. They come in both savory varieties, such as corn or cheese muffins, or sweet varieties such as blueberry or apple.

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

yields: 12 muffins

Nonstick Cooking Spray

1.5 cups Quaker quick oatmeal
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
2 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 egg whites
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup fresh blueberries

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Line a muffin tin with liners and lightly spray with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Place oats in a food processor or chopper and pulse a few times. Soak oats in milk for about 30 minutes.
3. In a medium bowl combine brown sugar, sugar, applesauce, vanilla, egg whites, and oil. Mix well.
4. In a separate bowl combine whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Whisk to combine.
5. Combine oats and milk with sugar, applesauce mixture and mix well. Slowly add in the dry ingredients and mix until just incorporated. Fold in blueberries.
6. Spoon into the muffin tin and bake for 22-24 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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