These healthy apple cinnamon oatmeal muffins make an easy breakfast or grab and go snack. Packed with juicy apples, fragrant cinnamon, and wholesome oats, this muffin recipe is perfect for meal prep!
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Happy November! I’m typing this post in a maxi dress while sitting on my front porch with a glass of ice water and Biscuit (my dog) next to me. The sky is a perfect shade of blue. The sun is warm and bright. It’s 83 degrees – in November. Atlanta has had record-breaking heat over the past couple weeks and I’m not mad about it. It’s like a bonus summer!
Are you experiencing fluky fall weather too? If you want out, I’ve got the remedy.Put #breakfast on autopilot this week with these healthier Apple Oatmeal Muffins
If it doesn’t feel like fall where you are, these Apple Oatmeal Muffins will help. I promise. Once these muffins start baking, the house will smell like fall. The heartwarming aroma will give you all the fall feels.
Enjoy these for breakfast tomorrow. Smear a muffin with a little nut butter or eat it plain.
More healthy muffin recipe ideas
And if these have you hungry for more muffins, you’ll love these Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins in the spring, these Healthier Blueberry Blender Muffins in the summer, and my Flourless Gingerbread Muffins when it turns chilly outside. Those last two come together in the blender!
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Healthy-ish Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 cup white whole wheat flour
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 1 egg beaten
- ¼ cup avocado or olive oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1½ cup apples, shredded (about 1½ medium apple)
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly spray or grease a muffin tin with oil. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine oats and buttermilk. Let sit 15 minutes.
- In a second mixing bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
- Stir the oil, egg, brown sugar and vanilla into the soaked oat mixture. Add dry ingredients. Stir just until combined. Do not overmix. Gently fold apples into the batter.
- Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin tin. Bake 12 minutes. Remove from the oven. Let the muffins cool in the pan 5 minutes. Transfer to a cooling rack.
Go ahead a make a batch. Let me know what you think.