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Simple + Easy Blueberry Muffins

Happy Thursday W+A friends! We've been busy in the kitchen lately testing out some easy and healthy recipes for you all. John and I love sweets, but we try extra hard not to indulge during the week. For us to be successful prepping is a must. Usually on Sundays we like to make a healthy treat that we can enjoy either for breakfast, during that 3 p.m. slump or for dessert. If you've been following the blog for a bit you'll know we love making our easy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins, but this morning I decided to use what we had in the cupboards and fridge. I had some fresh blueberries, which we love adding to smoothies and yogurt, but muffins just seemed like the next best thing. Each muffin is around 70 calories so completely guiltless, but so delicious! Here's everything you'll need to yield 24 regular sized muffins.


Ingredients (yields 24 muffins)

1 box of sugar free cake mix (we used Pillsbury Sugar Free Yellow Cake)
1/2 c of unsweetened apple sauce 
1 c of water 
2 egg whites 
2 cups of fresh blueberries 
Cooking spray (we used coconut)


Batter should be a light and airy consistency


Fold in your blueberries one cup at a time 

Directions

Preheat your oven to to 350 degrees on bake. In a bowl, mix together entire box of cake mix, water and apple sauce. Once batter is well mixed and fluffy, fold in your blueberries one cup at a time. Spray your muffin tins with your nonstick spray and spoon in batter. I like to use my smallest measuring cup to evenly distribute, then shuffle your tin to evenly spread batter. Add more batter where needed. Bake for 18-19 minutes. Store your muffins in a ziplock bag or in a air sealed container. These can easily be frozen too for later use. Toast up or eat as is!


Spoon into sprayed muffin tin and evenly distribute


Muffin perfection!


They are the perfect size for snaking. You can also bake them in mini muffin tins



We're also testing out some healthy corn muffin options to pair with all of the delicious chilis and stews we'll be cooking up this winter season. If you have one you love, we'd for for you to leave a comment and share your recipe!

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