Chocolate Covered Strawberry Muffins

Chocolate Covered Strawberry MuffinsWhy give your sweetheart a box full of high-Calorie treats, when you could surprise him/her with this healthy breakfast treat?

Yield: 12 regular size muffins, 24-36 mini muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats
  • 6 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup egg whites or use one egg equivalent of your preferred egg┬áreplacer
  • 1/2 cup skim milk or your favorite┬ámilk alternative
  • 1/2 cup pureed strawberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease muffin tins.
  2. In a bowl, mix dry ingredients. In a second bowl, mix wet ingredients.
  3. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Stir by hand for 20-30 strokes or until batter is mixed, but still lumpy.
  4. Spoon batter into muffin tins.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes for mini muffins or 20 minutes for regular muffins.

Enjoy!

About Meredith Hink MS, RD, CD

I am a Corporate Dietitian with a foodservice distribution company. My professional areas of interest include food safety and sanitation, food marketing, food law, and vegetarian nutrition. In my spare time I am an avid food photographer and enjoy spending time with my husband and two dogs.

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