Healthy Oatmeal Spinach Muffins recipe
|Prep time||1 hour|
|Cook time||25 minutes|
|Total time||1 hour, 25 minutes|
|Meal type||Breakfast, Dessert, Snack|
|Misc||Child Friendly, Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Cold|
|Description||Great start to a healthy morning or snack. High in fiber, iron, protein and other essential vitamins and minerals! Easy for on-the-go breakfasts or snacks for the kid's lunchboxes. Make a big batch and freeze. Easy to thaw in the toaster oven.|
Please note: only the ingredient list has been updated, you will need to allow for different cooking times, temperatures and quantities in each step.
- 1 cup rolled oats (old fashioned oatmeal)
- 1 cup whole wheat flour
- ½ cup sugar (or Agave nectar)
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves (finely chopped)
- ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 medium egg whites
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/3 cup dates (can substitute any dry fruit)
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 heaped tablespoon flax seed
- 1 heaped tablespoon chia seed
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon salt
Soak oats in milk for 1 hour (refrigerate).
Chop spinach and dry fruit into fine pieces
Mix all ingredients into bowl until combined
Spoon mixture into muffin tin or muffing cups and bake at 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6 for 23-25 minutes.
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