Strawberry Nut Oat Muffins
1 cup oats
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 large egg
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. grated orange zest
2 Tbsp. vegetable or canola oil
2 Tbsp. strawberry yogurt
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
1/3 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
Preheat oven to 425 and grease or line a 12-cup muffin tin.
Sift together AP flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder and soda and salt together in a bowl. Stir in oats.
In another bowl, whisk egg. Mix in sugar, then add vanilla, oil, yogurt, orange rind, egg and milk until just combined. Stir in chopped strawberries.
Mix strawberry mixture together with dry ingredients. Fold in pecans.
Spoon into prepared muffin cups and bake about 17-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Pairs Well With
Per muffin: Calories: 177 / Fat: 6g / Carbs: 27g / Sugars: 9g / Protein: 4.8g
(making muffins without nuts will eliminate about 20 calories and 2g of fat)