About National Oatmeal Muffin Day
Oatmeal muffins are muffins that are full of whole grains. They are made from a combination of a flour base, oil and eggs which gives it a very high ratio of protein and healthy carbohydrates. The oats give it a lot of fibre which helps improve digestion.
-1 cup cooked oatmeal
-1/2 cup milk
-1/4 cup vegetable oil or butter, melted
-1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
-1 teaspoon baking powder
-1/4 teaspoon baking soda
-pinch of salt
-1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen (thawed)
Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 12-cup muffin tin. In a medium bowl, combine oatmeal, milk, egg and oil or butter. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in blueberries. Fill each muffin cup two-thirds full. Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes before removing from tin to cool completely.