Muffin, Muffin, How About a Muffin?

Oversized, normal, or mini, sweet or savory, cold or warm, hearty or light, however you choose, know that there’s never a wrong time of the day to enjoy a muffin. Muffins have an amazing amount of versatility, great on their own as a snack or light breakfast, but also a great addition to a meal as a guilt-free dessert.   

To enjoy, all you have to do is get a fresh dozen or so in the oven, ready whenever you want a quick, filling bite. The four recipes below cover classic tastes and powerful ingredients, helping you discover the right muffin for your moment of craving. Head to the kitchen and choose from these delicious dairy-filled muffins. 

A muffin classic, this Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins recipe hides good-for-you ingredients into each sweet bite. Tangy Greek yogurt and buttermilk are accompanied by blueberries, vanilla, and lemon zest for extra flavor, making it easy to sneak the kids fruit, dairy, and fiber. These aren’t only for young ones, though. Everyone in the family will enjoy starting the day with a blueberry muffin. 

Consisting of kefir, spinach, sundried tomato pesto, sharp cheddar cheese, and Italian sausage, Breakfast Power Muffins are a heartier muffin than what you typically think of for breakfast, providing the dairy good benefits of fermented foods with additional, flavorful sources of vitamins and protein. This muffin is perfect for those always on the move, whether it’s on the way to the gym or getting work done outside. 

Southeast Dairy Association - buttermilk banana bread muffins

Buttermilk Banana Bread Muffin brings the moist and sweet yet thick and chewy perfection of banana bread through ingredients like banana, cinnamon, buttermilk, walnuts and flaxseed. Pick this muffin when you need a touch of sweetness in your life. What could be a filling dessert or a morning treat, these muffins are sure to satisfy. 

To create a not-too-sweet muffin that you can still categorize as healthy, choose these Peanut Butter Trail Mix Muffins that combine peanut butter—of course—with dried fruit & granola, cinnamon, carrot, and a yogurt peanut butter glaze made with Greek yogurt. This chewy muffin has plenty of taste while making you feel ready to conquer the day. 

Now that you have some options, how about a muffin?