Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Mini Lemon-Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

It’s back-to-school season so Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins are a simple recipe to have on-hand for breakfasts, healthy snacks, and lunchbox happies. Each batch yields 24 two-bite muffins so make a double batch and freeze the extras–you’ll be happy you have them on-hand on a busy morning!

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Frances can’t get enough of these mini muffins. She ate FOUR! No worries from me–these two-bite muffins are tiny and packed with healthy ingredients.

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Here’s a step-by-step visual guide to help make these perfectly poppable bite-sized snack muffins.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Combine dry ingredients.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

In a separate bowl, combine liquid ingredients.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Gently combine wet and dry ingredients and fold in blueberries.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Add 1-2 tablespoons batter to a greased mini muffin tin.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Bake until wooden pick inserted in the center is clean.

Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins

Cool on a wire rack (if you can wait!)

Lemon-Blueberry Mini Muffins
 
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It's back-to-school season so Blueberry Lemon Mini Oatmeal Muffins are a simple recipe to have on-hand for breakfasts, healthy snacks, and lunchbox happies.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: Makes 24 mini muffins
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup uncooked oats
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup Greek yogurt (2% is preferred)
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla bean paste (or extract)
  • 1 lemon – zested and juiced
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup blueberries
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine the flour, oats, cinnamon, salt, baking powder and soda in a medium bowl.
  3. Combine the yogurt, applesauce, egg, vanilla, lemon zest and juice, and brown sugar in a small bowl.
  4. Pour the bowl with the wet mixture into the bowl with the dry mixture. Mix until just incorporated.
  5. Gently fold in the blueberries.
  6. Pour mixture into a greased muffin pan. Bake at 350 F for 10-12 minutes, or until a toothpick can be cleanly removed from the muffin.
  7. Allow to cool slightly before removing from pan.

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Blueberry Lemon Oatmeal Mini Muffins are a perfectly poppable snack! These bite-sized treats use Greek yogurt to add protein and replace oil or butter. The whole wheat flour and oatmeal offer a nutty