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Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins

Healthy Banana Blueberry Muffins

RecipeBoy.com (adapted from Eating Well magazine)
Awesome, healthy muffin to have around for breakfast!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 15 muffins

Ingredients
  

  • ¾ cup low fat buttermilk (I used nonfat milk + 2 teaspoons lemon juice)
  • ¾ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup mashed ripe banana (about 3 medium)
  • cups white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • teaspoons baking powder
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • cups blueberries (I used fresh)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 12 cup muffin tin with nonstick spray. You'll have some extra batter though, so you can spray a second pan (3 or 4 cups) with nonstick spray, or make a few mini muffins instead.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, sugar, applesauce, eggs and bananas. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and carefully stir with a rubber spatula until all is just about combined. Carefully stir in 1 cup blueberries.
  • Use an ice cream scoop or ⅓ cup measuring cup to portion the batter into the muffin cups. Sprinkle the tops of the batter with the remaining blueberries.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Cool for a bit, and then eat!

Notes

These freeze well too!
Keyword banana, blueberry, muffins