Wednesday, May 30, 2012

One Superfood

Pin It
Blueberries scream summer!!!!
.....and they are one of the highest antioxidant containing fruits in the US diet, also high in potassium and Vitamin C. What to do with blueberries? I woke up this morning needing another hit of THIS.

But I decided to try a different recipe this time that I can have for breakfast or for a healthy snack.

Blueberry-Lemon Muffins
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar (I substituted Splenda)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 3/4 cup low fat buttermilk (I substituted light Silk soy milk)
  • 3 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten


Preheat oven to 400F

Whisk together flour and the next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Add blueberries and 2 tsp lemon rind; toss gently. Make a well in center of mixture.

Combine buttermilk (or so=y milk), butter, 1 tsp lemon juice and egg in a bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 12  muffin cups coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 400F for 17-18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove muffins from pan immediately; cool on a wire rack.

Option: Combine 1/2 cup of powdered sugar and 1 tsp lemon rind, 2 tsp lemon juice and stir until smooth. Drizzle glaze evenly over muffins.

Some other recent eats:
Shrimp and Grits

Running streak Day 3 - I did an interval training on the TM today for a total of 3 miles.


Reminder for everyone out there

Have a happy hump day!

No comments:

Post a Comment


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...