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Delicious Homemade Blueberry Oat Muffins - Juggling Act Mama
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Blueberry Oat Muffins

Loaded with fresh sweet blueberries, hearty oats, and toasted chopped walnuts, these Blueberry Oat Muffins are a nutritious breakfast on busy mornings!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry oat muffins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 142kcal
Author Ang Paris

Ingredients

  • 1-¾ cups quick cooking oats uncooked divided
  • 2 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ optional
  • 1 tablespoon milled flax seed optional
  • ¼ teaspoon salt optional
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon applesauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup walnuts chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350-degrees F. Spread the oats and nuts on a baking sheets and toast in the oven for 10-15 minutes to bring out the flavors.
  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg whites. Add the applesauce, canola oil, lemon zest, and vanilla. Stir to combine.
  • Once you are done toasting the oats and nuts, set the walnuts and ¼ cup of the oats aside for the topping.
  • Preheat the oven to 400-degrees F and prepare a muffin pan with paper liners or coat with cooking spray.
  • To the mixing bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder, milled flax seed, wheat germ, salt and the rest of the oats. Stir to combine.
  • Spoon the batter evenly into the muffin cups, taking care not to fill more than ¾ of the cup. Top with the remaining oat and walnut mixed.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until a light golden brown. Remove the muffins from the oven and allow to cool in the pan on wire rack 5 minutes. Turn the muffins out onto the rack and serve warm.

Notes

Recipe adapted from http://www.quakeroats.com/cooking-and-recipe/lemon-blueberry-oatmeal-muffins.aspx

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg