Healthy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins are a healthy grab-n-go breakfast that tastes delicious. Easy to make with plenty of whole grain oats, antioxidant-rich blueberries, protein-packed yogurt and flavored with almond extract & cinnamon. It’s like oatmeal you can hold in your hand!

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Yep, I’m bringing you more breakfast goodness with these quick and easy baked blueberry oatmeal muffins. These are the perfect grab-and-go breakfast for busy mornings with so much goodness inside each bite. They’re gluten-free and can be dairy-free too with the substitution of a soy-based yogurt rather than the Greek yogurt.

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Now I know what you’re thinking. That I’m one crazy breakfast person! Yep, I’m no fool! I know when something is good for me and my family and I just want to make breakfast as easy as possible so that everyone eats something. After all, it’s been proven that eating breakfast helps children perform better at school and adults outperform those that don’t have breakfast at work.  So, I’ve got lots of options for you, like my Breakfast Cookies (after all, who wouldn’t love cookies for breakfast?), Banana Maple Oatmeal Cups, Breakfast Kolaches or Quick & Easy Breakfast Bowls. Now come on, there has to be something there you like?

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So what’s in these baked oatmeal muffins that’s so good for you? Oats to start with, which pack a powerful fiber punch, eggs and yogurt for protein and fresh blueberries for important antioxidants. In fact, blueberries are the top berry in this category. The antioxidants found in blueberries not only strengthen the cardiovascular system but virtually every system in the body! Just look!

  • Reduces damage to muscles following exercise
  • Protects the nervous system from oxidative stress
  • Reduces risk of neurogenerative diseases, especially in older adults
  • Protects the blood sugar regulatory system
  • Protects the digestive tract against colon cancer

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BLUEBERRY OATMEAL MUFFINS
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
22 mins
Total Time
32 mins
 

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins are a healthy grab-n-go breakfast that tastes delicious. Easy to make with plenty of whole grain oats, antioxidant-rich blueberries, protein-packed yogurt and flavored with almond extract & cinnamon. It's like oatmeal you can hold in your hand!

Servings: 12 muffins
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats (gluten-free if needed)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup almond milk
  • 5.3 oz. container vanilla flavored Greek yogurt or soy-based alternative
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup fresh blueberries
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 12-cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the oats, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Stir to combine.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, yogurt and extracts together. Add to dry mixture and mix until blended.
  4. Stir in blueberries.
  5. Divide batter equally between muffins cups. Bake 22-25 minutes or until lightly browned on top & toothpick in center comes out clean.

 

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins are a healthy grab-n-go breakfast that tastes delicious. Easy to make with plenty of whole grain oats, antioxidant-rich blueberries, protein-packed yogurt and flavored with almond extract & cinnamon. It's like oatmeal you can hold in your hand! #muffins #oatmeal #blueberries #breakfast #healthy #recipe

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6 Comments

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    sweetteasweetie (@SweetTSweetie)
    03/21/2016 at 3:18 pm What a great way to make muffins more healthy! Yum! Kari www.sweetteasweetie.com
    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      03/21/2016 at 8:06 pm Thanks Kari! They sure come in handy when I'm running late. And they're so easy that it takes me no time at all on the weekend to prepare them for the week ahead.
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    Liz @ The Clean Eating Couple
    04/07/2016 at 2:54 pm Love blueberry muffins!! Can't wait to try these :)
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    Natalie @ Obsessive Cooking Disorder
    04/07/2016 at 3:04 pm Breakfast is my favorite! These look great - bake and then eat the rest of the week guiltfree :)
    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      04/09/2016 at 4:53 pm I love breakfast too! And that's what I like so much about these muffins - there's always time for breakfast! :-)
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    Peach Almond Oatmeal Muffins - 2 Cookin' Mamas
    05/14/2016 at 5:21 pm […] originally made these along with Banana Oatmeal Cups and Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins for my daughter and I to bring on our Keys vacation. They are all gluten-free, healthy and such a […]
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