"Perfect for the lunch box, the breakfast/brunch table, or the coffee room at work. A moist muffin with the sweet burst of blueberries." — RHOWES
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2 1/2 teaspoons
Be sure to Soak the Chia seeds in the OJ for 5-10 minutes to engage their nutritional fiber filled value!
I upped the flour to 1 and 1/3 cup (whole wheat of course, the batter was too wet.
and decrease the sugar to 3/4 a cup, looking to lower the sugar content and they are still sweet enough!
and I skipped the brown sugar and just sprinkled ground Cinnamon on top!
Voila! Awesome crowd pleaser :)
First off, in order to get the health benefits of Chia seeds, they need to be soaked. The longer they soak the more health benefits you get. So I highly recommend adding the chia seeds to the orange juice and let it sit for at least 10 minutes or longer. While mixing the wet ingredients, I thought there was ALOT of liquid for only one cup of flour. But I went ahead and followed the recipe exactly. Triple checking the ingredients and amounts, as I really thought something was missing. It also seemed like way too many blueberries for the amount of batter. The muffins were really, really, really, moist, they didn't hold together too well and the blueberries are practically falling out of the bottom because there is no structure to the muffin. Looking back, I wish I added another 1/2 cup of flour, and used quick oats and less blueberries! If they did not have such a wet texture these would be 5 stars, they do have a great taste though, just did not like the texture.
I have to improvised the recipe as I didnt have apple sauce so I used 1 grated fresh apple and it came up soooooo good!
I didn't use baking soda ( dont like the after taste)
Lessen the sugar to 3/4 cup.
You have the option to follow step #4, I didn't.
Followed the recipe except that I let the chia seeds sit in the orange juice for about 15 mins. YUMMY!!!! I used 1.5 cups of blueberries bc that's all I had and it was perfect. My husband has eaten almost all of them already ;)
Yep, a perfect oatmeal muffin recipe! Wouldn't change a thing.
This muffin is delicious! I substituted coconut oil for the cooking oil (because that's all I had) and they still turned out great. I love the texture of the chia seeds in these. Thank you so much for the great recipe.
Moist, packed with secret healthy stuff, yet sweet and satisfying! Will make again.
Thank you for the most perfect oatmeal muffin recipe EVER!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Blueberry Oatmeal Chia Seed Muffins
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 55
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