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Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins

Posted by on July 17, 2015

My cousin is not a baker. She’s a cook. She’ll be the first to tell you that. Give her ingredients and watch her toss them together, add spices, taste, and adjust as necessary and whatever she makes will be delicious. But when she needs a cheesecake, she asks me to make it. So when she told me about these amazing, healthy mixed berry muffins she made, I had to try them. (And she let me share the recipe with you!)

 

Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins - IdlewildAlaska

Her original recipe called for strawberries and blueberries. I didn’t have strawberries, but I had frozen raspberries. So I kept the measurements the same and swapped out berries. After tasting them, I’m thinking I might try them with raspberries and rhubarb later this summer. Just about any berry mixture would be delicious in these!

Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins

Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins Recipe - IdlewildAlaska

Picture does not include ALL of the ingredients.

 

1 1/4 cups old-fashioned oats

1 1/4 cups flour (We both use this kind.)

1/3 cup sugar

1 Tablespoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 Tablespoon chia seeds (Optional. I didn’t have any, but I may get some for the next batch.)

2/3 cup milk

1/3 cup applesauce (I LOVE adding applesauce to my baked goods. Makes everything moist and yummy!)

1 egg

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

1 teaspoon vanilla (The original recipe didn’t call for vanilla, but I have a hard time baking anything without adding vanilla…)

1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 cup raspberries

(Or whatever kind of berries/ fruit you want to substitute.)

 

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Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Combine oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, chia seeds, and salt in a bowl.

In another bowl, combine egg, milk, applesauce, vanilla, and oil.

Add the liquid ingredients to the dry.Mix until just moist.

Gently fold in berries.

Mixed Berry Muffin Recipe - IdlewildAlaska

Fill muffin cups two thirds of the way. (Mine were a VERY FULL 2/3.)

Bake 20-23 minutes until tops are golden brown. Recipe makes 12 muffins.

Healthy Berry Muffin Recipe - IdlewildAlaska
Enjoy!

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Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins
 
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  • 1¼ cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1¼ cups flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • ⅓ cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Combine oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, chia seeds, and salt in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, combine egg, milk, vanilla, and oil.
  4. Add liquid ingredients to the dry. Mix until moist only.
  5. Fold in berries.
  6. Fill muffin cups ⅔ way full.
  7. Bake 20-23 minutes or until tops are golden brown.

 

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9 Responses to Healthy Mixed Berry Muffins

  1. Malia @ Small Town Girl

    These sound sensational! I’m always looking for a get up and go breakfast for when we’re camping and rushing out the door at 4 am to catch salmon…. you know how it is 😉 I’m so glad to have found your blog, I think we have a lot in common. I think I’ll give these a whirl next time for sure! Pinned 🙂

  2. Theresa Gates

    These look amazing! I can’t wait to try these, they look like a great breakfast muffins for on the go. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Kelly

    You know, muffins are one of my ways to try to keep growing boys fed. They are always hungry so I’ll make a batch and set them on the counter. These look fabulous!!! We’re definitely making them!! Thank you so much for the great recipe 🙂

  4. Andrea

    Still loving your frittata recipe from this winter–going to have to give this one a try, too!

  5. Kim~madeinaday

    So many berries in those muffins they look delish! Thank you so much for linking up to Merry Monday this week! I am sharing your post today on our MM Pinterest Board. We hope to see you next week for another great party! Have a great week!
    Best,
    Kim

  6. Terri Presser

    These look absolutely delicious and I really appreciate you sharing them with us at Good Morning Mondays. Blessings

  7. Susan D

    Made these this morning and they turned out very well. The oatmeal gives it that familiar, comforting flavor and the berries offered up those big, juicy blasts of sunshsine! I had leftover blueberries and blackberries from the week so that’s what I used. Can’t wait to make them again with whatever berries I have on hand and maybe a little lemon zest thrown in as well. Four big thumbs up from me and my husband – thanks for sharing this keeper!

  8. Elaine

    Going to make these today.Have all the ingredients.

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