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Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

There are a thousand ways to eat strawberries, but one of the very best ways to enjoy this springtime berry is in the form of these Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins.

When baked into a muffin, the strawberries become jammy, and gooey, and perfectly delicious!

I always eagerly anticipate the arrival of strawberries at the farmer’s markets and grocery stores this time of year.

When I saw the first baskets of them this week I pounced and brought home enough to fill up a whole shelf in my fridge.

First up on the menu were a batch of these Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins.

I love delicious, healthy muffins because they are so versatile.

We can eat these strawberry muffins for breakfast, a quick snack, or even add them to the kids’ lunchboxes.

They freeze well and reheat easily, which means this busy mom can keep healthy, whole grain snacks on hand all the time.

Every time I bake muffins for breakfast, I always make an extra batch for the freezer.

How to Freeze Muffins

Freezing muffins is super easy!

The instructions for freezing muffins are essentially the same as these instructions for freezing pancakes and waffles.

Best of all, with whole grain rolled oats and whole wheat or spelt flour, you can feel really good about feeding these muffins to your family.

If you have a little extra time, you can even grind your own flour and take these muffins to the next level!

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Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Yield: 12 muffins
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Cooling Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

One of the very best ways to enjoy this strawberries this spring is in the form of these Whole Grain Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins. When baked into a muffin, the strawberries become jammy, and gooey, and perfectly delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup whole grain spelt flour or whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a standard 12 cup muffin tin.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together all of the dry ingredients.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together all of the wet ingredients.
  5. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour the wet ingredients into it. Combine the ingredients quickly, being careful not to over mix.
  6. Gently fold in the strawberries.
  7. If the batter is dry, add in more liquid a tablespoon at a time. The batter should be thick and lumpy, not smooth.
  8. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins, filling them about 2/3 full.
  9. Bake approximately 20 minutes or until golden and the tops spring back when lightly touched.
  10. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan. Cool completely on a wire rack.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 164Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 17mgSodium 228mgCarbohydrates 27gFiber 2gSugar 9gProtein 4g

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T

Thursday 17th of November 2016

can u sub frozen sliced strawberries?

Katie

Friday 18th of November 2016

I have not tried that, however if I did use frozen sliced strawberries I would thaw them first and drain any excess liquid so that the muffins do not become over moist.

ivy

Monday 16th of March 2015

super easy, healthy and delicious, my 4 year old loved them

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

Friday 18th of April 2014

These muffins look lovely!