Moist & fluffy Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins filled with, you guessed it – oats and blueberries! Healthy, easy and delicious breakfast or snack!My three year old is THE MOST friendliest kid EVER. Sometimes it’s cute and other times it freaks me out.
There’s no stranger danger. Not even one little bit. He walks up to random people at Target and says, “Hi I’m Brock! What’s your name?” Or if you’re a lucky stranger, he might even compliment you, “I like your shirt!” Not. Even. Kidding.
So we had a clog in our downstairs drain and had to have a plumber over to snake it out yesterday. The plumber ends up being 20 years old and full of tattoos. My little dude doesn’t care and immediately tells him his name and asks his. The guy is a little perplexed that a tiny kid is asking his info and reluctantly gives it to him.
As the plumber is trying to fix he clog, there’s my three year old, right by his side, asking about the tools he’s using or WHY he’s using it. And is he going to fix it? And what’s he doing now? I mean, seriously. I had to keep pulling him away from the guy.
When he’s finally finished and the drain has been unclogged, what does Brock do? HUGS the plumber! (palm to forehead.)
Have I taught this kid NOTHING?!! Where’s the stranger danger or the sense of fear? I could have died of embarrassment! And it’s not like he’s interested in being a plumber or something, he does this to any and everyone that comes over to our house! Even though I might not have taught my kids the value of stranger danger, at least I taught them the value of eating a healthy breakfast! 😉
My oldest son had his friend over when I made these muffins and they each ate like three. I love this recipe. It’s so easy but it’s healthy too. I’m a huge oatmeal fan and these hit the spot. The oats and buttermilk make the muffins soft and moist. And who doesn’t love blueberries in their muffins? These will be your new favorite breakfast treat!
Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins
- 1 cup quick oats
- 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 1 cup white whole wheat flour
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 1 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
- Heat oven to 400º F. Coat a muffin tin with cooking spray or line with paper liners.
- In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and oats. Let soak for 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium mixing bowl.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg with a fork. Add brown sugar, milk & oat mixture and melted coconut oil to the egg.
- Gently fold flour mixture into the wet ingredients until just combined. Don't over mix! Fold in blueberries.
- Fill muffin tins 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
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Lindsay @ Life, Love and Sugar says
I love the addition of oatmeal to these! Healthy AND yummy! And your little guy sounds adorable – such confidence!
Becky @ lovetobeinthekitchen says
What a silly little guy! He sounds like such a cutie!
These muffins sound delicious. I love that they are pretty healthy too. Can’t wait to try! We love blueberry muffins but I still haven’t settled on a favorite recipe.
Krista @ Joyful Healthy Eats says
haha… love the “palm to forehand” comment. He’s just a friendly guy, nothing wrong with that. 🙂
Love this recipe Jen, blueberry muffins always are a winner in my book. 🙂 Pinned, to share the muffin love to the rest of this pinterst world!
Chelsea @chelseasmessyapron says
Okay seriously what a cute little boy!! Haha loved that story. These muffins look beautiful Jen! 🙂
My oldest daughter was the same way as your son. She never met a stranger which scared me half to death. She did eventually learn the concept of strangers which was a big sigh of relief for me. Loving your muffin recipes. I’m going to make the apple muffin for breakfast tomorrow. Yay!! Thanks so much!
Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic says
How cute that your son is so friendly! Oh and I love blueberry muffins, too, and this oatmeal version sounds even better!
Aaw loved this story Jen! Your lil guy is too cute – my 2.5 year old has no sense of stranger danger too haha – hopefully they outgrow it 🙂 These muffins look incredible – love blueberry muffins and adding oatmeal and coconut oil sounds awesome!
What a hilarious story about your little guy! My son is 3 too and exactly the same way, but with our Realtor (no scary tattoos).
These muffins sound like a great and healthy way to sneak oats into the breakfasts’ of my oldest children. Can’t wait to try them out for our Sunday brunch. Thanks for another great recipe!
Christine @ idigpinterest.com says
I don’t know that I’ll ever have to worry about my kids being too forward with strangers. They are painfully shy! I wish they would be a little more outgoing like your son. 🙂
Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats says
OMG I want your kid to come visit me! My hubs always tells stories about when he’s working at someone’s house doing construction and the kids follow him around asking questions! Just wait till he reverses the tables and yells STRANGER DANGER in a public place to YOU. Yup. Real Story.
Jenna @ A Savory Feast says
I love blueberry muffins! What a great idea to add oatmeal. I can’t wait to try these! Pinning them for a Saturday morning breakfast.
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Ha! I can totally relate! The last time we had a worker over my 2 year old wanted to show him everything….her dress, her toys, her books….hilarious! No hugs, YET!!
Oh my goodness. I bet that’s probably a little nervewracking! But also sweet?
Jennie @ The Diary of a Real housewife says
These look so good! My husband doesn’t like blueberrys but I will be making these for my son and I for sure! I am hosting a giveaway on my page this week (posted Monday) and I would love if you would stop by and check it out!
Jennie @ The Diary of a Real housewife says
These look so good! For some weird reason my husband does not like blueberries! But I will be making these for my son and I! I am hosting a giveaway on my page this week (posted Monday) and I would love if you would stop by and check it out!
Thanks Jennie!! I will definitely stop by! And you totally have to make these for your son! They are SO yummy!
This looks amazing!!! I love blueberry muffins and tasting different variations. Don’t feel bad, my oldest is the same way. So friendly and it drives me bonkers.
Charlotte Moore says
This says Feb. 21st. I thought it looked familiar. Haha!!! Then When I started reading I knew it was a former one.
kelly polizzi says
Hi! these look delicious. I was wondering if you could suggest a good substitute for the coconut oil since i dont normally buy that and wouldnt know what else to use it in. Could I sub veg oil or butter in this case? Thanks! I will let you know how they turn out. I’m always looking for healthy recipes for my kids. Especially breakfast recipes. Btw your son sounds so beautiful hearted. My daughter was that way when she was little and, it killed me to do it, i had to try to teach her that she couldnt be that way in life. Although she is very sociable still – most out of all my children, she quickly learned on her own mostly, that it was inappropriate. Good luck. He sounds adorable!
Thanks Kelly!! You can DEFINITELY use canola or vegetable oil in this instead of coconut oil! Just use the same measurements as coconut oil. Thanks for the sweet comment!
I was asked to bring muffins to an Easter brunch tomorrow, and these are just perfect for it!! Only thing is I’d like to make them mini-muffins since they will be one choice out of many at the brunch. Can anyone tell me if I should make any changes to the cook time or temp…?
Hi Lisa! These would be perfect for an Easter brunch! I would leave the temperature the same but decrease the time. Start checking the muffins periodically after about 10 minutes in the oven. I hope it works out for you! Thanks for the comment!
Thank you so much for the quick reply- I appreciate it!
The peasant bread & the blueberry oatmeal muffins look so good. I want you to come to my house and be my personal chief.Your photos are beautiful . Have you every made either with gluten free flour ?
Lilac Mess says
Made these and they turned out great! Even my picky husband loved them! I found your blog via Pinterest and love all your recipes. 🙂 Oatmeal coffee cake is another favorite.
YAY!! Super happy you liked them! They’re one of my boys’ favorites. Thanks for reading my blog! xo! 🙂
Hi! These look awesome! Is it necessary to use buttermilk? Is there an alternative? Thanks!
Hi Sam! You can use regular milk, they might not be as moist, but they will still be delicious! Let me know how they turn out! Also, an easy tip (since I never have buttermilk on hand) is to add 1 Tbsp. lemon juice to 1 cup of milk and let it sit for a few minutes – that sours the milk and turns it into buttermilk. Maybe you can try that?
First time to your site. Thank you! The muffins turned out great. So easy and tasty. Trying to save some for my own friendly 2 year old. They are already a hit with my hubby.
Yay! So happy they were a hit!! Thanks for stopping by – I hope you’ll try some more of my recipes soon!
Thanks for the great recipe! Love the hearty oat flavor contrasted with the bright, tangy sweetness of the berries. I’ve been substituting plain kefir for the buttermilk since we always keep it on hand.
would these freeze well? I am about to have my first baby and this recipe is a favorite I would love to have ready made.
Yes! They freeze well! Just throw in the microwave for a few seconds and you have a healthy breakfast. Good luck with your first baby!!
Geraldine Zuccherato says
Your blueberry oatmeal muffins are so good and healthy. I am so happy I stumbled upon this recipe.
You are so welcome! I’m happy you liked them!
So excited, I just found your website through a google search! I’ll be making these muffins in the morning! Cheers and thank you!
Thank you so much!!!