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Berry Good Muffins

Note: This recipe is for people following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet. However, this recipe may include ingredients such as dairy or other animal-based products that may not fit in with vegan or some other vegetarian diets.

Serve these tasty muffins for breakfast or as an after-school snack.

Prep time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:
1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. rolled oats
¼ c. brown sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 c. skim milk
1 egg, beaten
3 tbsp. vegetable oil
1¼ c. blueberries
¾ c. raspberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425° Fahrenheit (218° Celsius).
  2. Line the cups of a muffin pan with paper liners.
  3. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon in a large mixing bowl.
  4. In another bowl, combine milk, egg, and oil. Whisk together.
  5. Add the wet mixture to the flour mixture in the large bowl. Stir until combined.
  6. Fold in berries.
  7. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cups, approximately 2/3 full.
  8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown.

Serves: 12

Serving size: 1 muffin

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
146 calories
4 g protein
4 g fat
1 g sat. fat
23 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
18 mg cholesterol
227 mg sodium
103 mg calcium
1 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Consider adding chopped nuts. You can use a variety of berries. Store leftovers in an airtight container.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N