Berry Good Muffins

Note: This recipe is for anyone following a vegetarian (meat-free) diet.

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

Prep time: 40 minutes

Utensils:

  • muffin tin
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cups
  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 c. rolled oats
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 c. skim milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 11/4 c. blueberries
  • 3/4 c. raspberries

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425º Fahrenheit (218º Celsius).
  2. Spray muffin cups with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, and cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
  4. Fold in berries.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the muffin cups, approximately 2/3 full.
  6. 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
Date reviewed: March 2009

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