MU Extension MU Extension       University of Missouri    ●    Columbia    ●    Kansas City       Missouri S&T     ●    St. Louis - Food and Fitness


Blueberry MuffinsBlueberry Muffins

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

June 19, 2011


This breakfast muffin recipe is perfect for Father's Day — it's healthy and easy enough for the kids to help make it!



Makes 16 muffins



  • 1⅔ cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cups fat-free buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar



  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Place oatmeal in a large bowl. Lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Add flours and next 4 ingredients to oats in bowl; stir well with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture.
  3. Combine buttermilk, oil, rind and eggs in small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
  4. Toss berries with 2 tablespoons flour, and gently fold them into the batter.
  5. Spoon batter into 16 muffin cups coated with cooking spray; sprinkle batter with 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.
  6. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans immediately. Place on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.


Nutrition Information

Calories: 170
Calories from fat: 26%
Fat: 5 g
Saturated fat: 0.6 g
Monounsaturated fat: 2.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4 g
Protein: 4 g
Carbohydrate: 28.6 g
Fiber: 2 g
Cholesterol: 27 mg
Iron: 1.2 mg
Sodium: 256 mg
Calcium: 65 mg


Back to recipes index


Funded in part by USDA SNAP.

Running out of money for food? Contact your local food stamp office or go online to For more information, call MU Extension's Show-Me Nutrition line at 1-888-515-0016.


University of Missouri logo links to

Site Administrator:
Copyright  ADA  Equal Opportunity

MissouriFamilies is produced by the College of Human Environmental Sciences,
Extension Division, University of Missouri

Last update: Wednesday, March 27, 2013