Blueberry Lemon Muffins

blueberry muffins 2We finally got a break in the heat this weekend. I don’t want to seem like I am complaining about the weather but it was nice to see some rain so I could turn on the oven and do some baking. I am always on the hunt for healthier snack options for the girls and D. As I was doing my weekly meal planning I came across these lemon ricotta blueberry muffins from fraiche nutrition.  So I decided to make a similar version and was successful. Moist sweet blueberry lemon muffins made with whole wheat flour, oat flour, and yogurt. One word to describe these muffins:  YUM.

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Most muffins are full of sugar, like your eating dessert for breakfast. The good thing about baking is you can reduce the sugar without compromising taste which is what I did with these muffins. With the addition of seasonal blueberries and lemon provided a lot of flavour. For moisture I added plain greek yogurt. If you prefer a sweeter version you can easily add a crumble. These muffins were enjoyed by all, especially my 20 month old sweet pea.

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Yields 12

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 1 cup of Whole Wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup of Oat flour
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup of coconut oil
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 cups of blueberries
  • Crumble topping (optional)
  • 1 tbsp turbinado sugar
  • 1 tbsp oat flour
  • dash of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Mix ingredients together and sprinkle over muffins prior to baking


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Line muffin tin with liners
  3. In a large bowl combine flours,sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and whisk.
  4. In a medium size bowl combine yogurt, oil, egg, vanilla, lemon rind, and lemon juice.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet and combine. Fold in blueberries.
  6. Fill muffins tins to 3/4 full.
  7. Bake for 2o minutes or until fork comes out clean.



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We have tried these turmeric breakfast muffins from green kitchen stories which are a great option for a healthy breakfast or snack as well.


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