Easy Oat Prune Muffins

Even if you’re not a fan of prunes, you’ll love these quick and hearty muffins! Not only are prunes a good source of fiber, promoting healthy digestion, but they also provide antioxidants that may help decrease inflammation. Each muffin is under 200 calories and provides 5 grams of protein. Enjoy with a glass of milk for extra protein and bone-building goodness.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 14 cup ground flax meal
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 34 cup milk
  • 12 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 large egg
  • 14 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup (6–7-ounce pkg) chopped prunes

Instructions

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

In medium mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl, mix milk, yogurt, egg, syrup, and vanilla until well combined. Gradually whisk in melted butter.

Stir wet ingredients into dry until well combined. Gently fold in chopped prunes.

Grease muffin pan or use liners. Scoop the batter into prepared muffin cups, filling completely. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Remove from the tin and place on a cooling rack to avoid steaming the bottoms of the muffins.

Notes

Ease: Easy

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