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Breakfast Oat Muffin

by Beth Warren May 8, 2020

Looking for that COZY YUM to go with your coffee in the morning? One of the most commonly requested food items I receive is a healthy muffin. While there are recipes out there techincally more healthful, I also wanted to discover on that can seamlessly fit within our BWN Method. There's a difference between something being more whole food based and a nice option for what I call a "clean treat" versus one that can be integrated within a plan to also lose weight.

My daughter, Channah, wanted to make a muffin for breakfast one day, and she came up with this idea. After a few tweaks, I created the perfect breakfast muffin recipe (2 is a serving and counts towards a grain carbohydrate on the BWN Method; 1 can count as a grain carbohydrate snack).

Breakfast Oat Muffin

A delicious balanced breakfast muffin.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup oats
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 oz Greek yogurt (Chobani Vanilla less sugar is yummy, or plain with 2 tbsp maple syrup for added sweetness, if preferred)
  • 1/8 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray. Scoop the batter into each muffin slot until about half full. Place about 4 dark chocolate chips on top of each muffin. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes. Allow to completely cool and set.They may seem a little wet but they harden as they completely cool, more so the next day.

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