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Oatmeal Raspberry Muffins

Looking for a yummy lunchbox snack? Or something to bring for a post-game treat? Or how about a little nibble with your evening tea? We have just the thing: Oatmeal Raspberry Muffins.

“These muffins are super-delicious any time of year”, says Jenny Pitcher, a certified health and wellness coach and registered dietitian nutritionist at OhioHealth. “Of course using fresh red or black raspberries in season brings them up a notch, but these are great with frozen berries as well. You can even use blueberries instead or a combination of both.”

Jenny loves these muffins for breakfast with peanut or almond butter. She says the combination keeps her full and satisfied for the entire morning.

And they’re a hit with the littles, too.

“They’re a treat for the entire family”, says OhioHealth Wellness Consultant, Mariah Fredritz, CHES, ACE. “The oats and raspberries are a perfectly sweet combo that even the pickiest eaters will enjoy!”

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ cups oats
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk (substitute by adding 1 cup milk to 1 tablespoon of vinegar)
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup walnut or sunflower oil
  • 1 each egg, beaten
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh raspberries 
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine flour, oats, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
  3. Combine buttermilk, ½ cup brown sugar, oil and egg in a medium mixing bowl. 
  4. Add wet mixture to flour mixture, mixing just until moist. Fold in raspberries. 
  5. Fill paper-lined muffin cups to 2/3 full with batter. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar. 
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes or until done.

 Recipe by Jenny Pitcher, RDN, LD, CHWC.

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