How About A Healthy Blueberry Muffin Recipe or Two?





blueberry muffin recipe

How about a blueberry muffin recipe that you can make with ease and confidence - and with the added benefit of actually being good for you! Well, I'm confident that you'll find just what you're looking for here.

Blueberry Muffins are a firm favourite, but are often very unhealthy because of the refined flour, high fat and sugar content in them. I’ve given each blueberry muffin recipe a healthy spin by adding whole wheat flour and oats with the minimal amount of fat and sugar making them low-fat, heart healthy, and packed with nutrients. Please do try these guilt-free recipes - I'm sure you and your family will love them.


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Blueberries are a fantastic superfood packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients are high in potassium and vitamin C. They are a powerful anti-inflammatory and can help lower the risk of heart disease and cancer.

Here are some really deliciously healthy blueberry muffin recipes for you to try at home.

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

These muffins (pictured above) are very moreish and definitely worth a try. Besides being delicious, they are incredibly quick and easy to make.

Makes about 18 regular sized muffins

Ingredients:

  • 375ml (1 1/2c) whole wheat flour
  • 200ml (3/4c) brown sugar
  • 60ml (1/4c) oat bran
  • 125ml (1/2c) rolled oats/oatmeal
  • 5ml (1t) baking powder
  • 5ml (1t) bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 1.25ml (1/4t) salt
  • 375ml (1 1/2c) low-fat milk or buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 30ml (2T) vegetable oil
  • 1 large or 2 small bananas, mashed
  • 5ml (1t) vanilla extract or essence
  • 250ml (1c) blueberries
Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
2. Add all the dry ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
3. Add the milk, egg, oil, vanilla and mashed banana and stir till just combined.
4. Add the blueberries and stir very gently, taking care not to break them.
5. Bake for about 20 minutes or until done.

Variations:

  • Add 125ml (1/2c) chopped walnuts or pecan nuts for a delicious nutty crunch.
  • Substitute the mashed banana for 1 grated apple.

Graet tasting blueberry muffin recipe


Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Makes about 12 muffins

Ingredients:

  • 250ml (1c) whole wheat flour
  • 10ml (2t) baking powder
  • 2ml (1/2t) salt
  • 2ml (1/2t) ground cinnamon
  • 125ml (1/2c) brown sugar
  • 200ml (3/4c) rolled oats/oatmeal
  • 1 egg
  • 310ml (1 1/4c) milk
  • 60ml (1/4c) vegetable oil
  • 250ml (1c) frozen/canned blueberries, well drained. You could also use fresh blueberries
Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
2. Add all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
3. Add the milk, egg and oil and stir until just combined.
4. Gently stir in the blueberries. If you stir too much they will break and the colour will run giving you bluey-purple muffins.
5. Spoon the mixture into a greased muffin tray and bake for about 20 minutes until done.

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