Blueberry Mini Muffins

My motto in the kitchen has always been to improvise when creating recipes, substituting traditional ingredients with healthier options and tweaking recipe
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My motto in the kitchen has always been to improvise when creating recipes, substituting traditional ingredients with healthier options and tweaking recipes so they reflect my own personal tastes and dietary needs.

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On the contrary, this doesn’t happen often when preparing baked goods, mostly because baking usually requires specific measurements and ingredients. While I enjoy eating baked goods, I have a hard time when it comes to preparing them since the recipes don’t leave much room for interpretation!

On that note, this recipe for blueberry mini muffins has quite possibly revived my faith in baking altogether!

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Despite all the tweaking involved in creating this recipe, these blueberry mini muffins turned out delicious! The addition of creamy Greek yogurt adds a super moist texture and the blueberries add a tart bite to the delicately sweet muffins.

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Scrumptious, sweet, cakey, healthy muffins with the perfect consistency, might I add! Don’t just take my word for it…My biggest critic approved them too!

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Ingredients
(Yields 20 mini muffins)
1/4 cup extra virgin coconut oil, melted (or butter)
1/2 cup agave nectar (other sweetener of choice or sugar)
2 large eggs
3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup instant oats
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbs. ground flax (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup fresh blueberries

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl whisk the eggs, yogurt, agave, coconut oil and vanilla extract with a hand mixer until smooth and frothy.

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Remaining dry ingredients and whisk again until combined. Halve the blueberries or cut into quarters. Fold into the batter with a large spoon or spatula.

Spray the muffin tin generously with cooking spray or line with baking cups.

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Cook for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.

Allow to cool slightly before removing from the pan.

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Store in an air tight container or zip-lock bag in the fridge or freezer.

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Blueberry Mini Muffins written by Lisa Codina average rating 4.7/5 - 6 user ratings
  • Monica

    These look so so yummy! Your photography is great too. It looks like the little guy enjoyed them! I’m going to give this one a go!

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      I’m still working on the photography, but thanks! Actually, the WHOLE family loved them…I put some in the freezer and have been taking them out as last-minute or on-the-go snacks…for ALL of us, lol!

  • http://berlinbythebay.com/ Jordan | Berlin by the Bay

    This recipe looks right up my alley. Healthy muffins…I suck at baking as well, but I give it a shot so Berlin can have some healthy snacks to munch on

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Seriously, even if you’re not a baker, these are so easy! If I can make them, YOU can!

  • Terri Lynn Grothe

    Yumm… healthy and blueberry, what more can ya ask for

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Next time I’m gonna try them with raspberries or strawberries!

  • http://www.tamijardine.com/ Tami

    I love Blueberries so I’m sold. :) This looks so amazing. I will save it and give it a try.

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Thanks! Would love to hear what you think of the recipe!

  • Annita

    Made these this morning for my 16 month old and husband :-). I didn’t have blueberries so I used bananas. Recipe was easy, healthy and they were delicious! Proud mom.

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Welcome to the Blog…and thank you! I’m glad you thought they were as easy as I did! You should be proud of yourself for choosing to prepare healthy, homemade meals for your family ;-)

  • Cheryl

    I’m going to make these this weekend and hopefully have some leftovers to freeze for another day. Using up some frozen blueberries we have on hand

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Great! Let me know what you think ;-)

  • Sheila R

    Husband and toddler approved :). Thanks Lisa for sharing this very easy to follow recipe. Can’t wait for your cookbook!

    • Lisa @bitesforbabies

      Good to hear! I love that us moms need the husband’s approval too, lol!

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