Starting the day with whole grains can support weight-loss goals and keep you satisfied, but the same old bowl of morning oats can feel boring day after day. Turn things around with these hearty oatmeal muffins. They are easy to make and full of protein, fiber, and heart-healthy vitamin B6, so you can bake up a batch of these nutty whole-grain treats in advance, and enjoy a delicious and filling breakfast the following morning.
- 1 cup steel-cut oats
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1/3 cup walnut pieces
- 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/3 cup ground flaxseed
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 large eggs
- 1 1/2 cups low-fat milk
- 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
- 1 small apple, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- In a bowl, cover oats with water and soak overnight in the refrigerator.
- Preheat oven to 375°F. Drain oats and add to a large bowl along with raisins, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flaxseed, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
- In a separate bowl, lightly beat eggs and mix with milk and peanut butter. Add dry ingredients to wet, and stir to combine. In another small bowl, toss together apple and remaining cinnamon.
- Divide oat mixture among 12 medium-size muffin cups. Top each with an even amount of the apple and cinnamon mixture.
- Cook for 20 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup.
Source: Calorie Count
- Cook Time
- 35 minutes
- Calories per serving