Breads Breakfast Recipes

Weekend Blueberry Muffins

healthy blueberry muffins

Nothing starts your weekend off on the right foot like waking up to warm blueberry muffins, especially if they’re a healthy version that won’t undo your week of good eating habits.  These can be made with frozen blueberries in the winter, but this time of year, go for fresh.  And feel free to use different berries or chopped in-season fruit if you’d like (just don’t add more than 1.5 total cups of fruit or your muffins might be mushy).  Enjoy!

healthy blueberry muffins

healthy blueberry muffins

Healthy Blueberry Muffins
 
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup White Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ cup Canola Oil
  • ½ cup Orange Juice
  • 1 cup Blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup Plain Nonfat Yogurt
  • 2 whole Large Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • ½ cup Sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375. Grease a nonstick muffin pan with cooking spray or a little oil and set aside.
  2. Stir together dry ingredients in a medium bowl and set aside.
  3. In a separate large mixing bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla, yogurt, and orange juice. Stir in ⅓ of the dry ingredients at a time until everything is incorporated. Gently fold in the blueberries (if using frozen, toss the blueberries in 1 Tbsp flour before adding).
  4. Using an ice scream scoop or measuring cup, place an even amount of batter in each greased muffin cup. Sprinkle a tiny bit of sugar on top of each muffin, then place in oven and bake for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes in the pan, then remove muffins to a cooling rack. Enjoy warm!

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Bridget Robinson
    August 24, 2011 at 6:01 am

    Love this recipe! I can’t wait to try it after I buy some fresh blueberries today! My biggest craving on Sunday morning, homemade blueberry muffin.

    • Reply
      Amelia
      August 24, 2011 at 5:47 pm

      Yummm – doesn’t get better than fresh blueberries in the summer!

  • Reply
    Kristin
    December 6, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    These muffins looks amazing! They would certainly motivate me to get up in the morning for breakfast. Thank you for the recipe!

    • Reply
      Amelia
      December 7, 2011 at 8:36 am

      You’re welcome – I think you’ll like these!

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