Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffins

Todays Allergy Friendly Muffin Monday is an attempt to entice my boys to try one of my healthier muffins, scaled down…whole-wheat/bran muffins filled with fibre do not tempt them.

Hence, this weeks muffin is a reconfiguration of last Monday’s Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Lemon Raspberry  Mini Muffins. Click here for the link.

Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffins

Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wildblueberry Muffins

Andy loved them…Matthew liked them…I preferred the heartier version of the whole-wheat flour and oatmeal combo…MIchael has yet to try them…it’s the oats that is putting him off.

It can be such a hard balance…trying to please each of their individual palates, yet, at the same time, creating a healthy snack.

I kept the ingredients simple…unbleached all-purpose flour, quick oats, brown sugar, rice milk, egg replacement…to highlight the star of these muffins…frozen wild blueberries.

Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffins

Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffins

Dry Ingredients

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1 cup quick oats
1 cup demerrera sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt

Wet Ingredients

1 1/4 cups Natur-a Rice Beverage or Natur-a Soy Beverage mixed with 1 tbsp. white vinegar…let rest while measuring ingredients.
2 tbsp. water
1 tsp pure vanilla
1/3 cup canola oil

Add In
1 cup frozen wild blueberries

Topping
whole oats and frozen wild blueberries

Directions
In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients.
In another bowl, combine all the wet ingredients.
Gently stir in the frozen blueberries into the dry ingredients.
Add wet ingredients to dry and continue to gently stir until just combined.
Spoon into 12 paper-lined muffin cups.
Top with a sprinkling of whole oats and 3 frozen blueberries on top of each muffin.
Bake at 375 F for 20-25 minutes or until the tops are golden on the edges.
Let cool on cooling rack for 10 minutes before turning out to continue to cool.

Enjoy!

Enjoying a Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffin with a cup of tea

Just look at all those yummy wild blueberries!

Variations:
For a lemon blueberry version…add 1 tbsp. of lemon zest to the dry ingredients.
For a cinnamon blueberry version…add 1 tsp of cinnamon to the dry ingredients.
For a gluten-free version…replace all-purpose flour with a gluten-free flour blend and use gluten-free oats.

How do you manage to create healthy allergen friendly options to please your individual family members?

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4 thoughts on “Dairy, Egg, Soy and Peanut/Tree Nut Free Oatmeal Wild Blueberry Muffins

  1. I love your muffin Mondays! I too am a big muffin fan struggling with the rest of the family’s lack of love for higher fiber offerings. Could it be a man-thing? 🙂
    Have you tried the silicone baking cups for muffins? I am thinking about getting a set and walking away from the paper cups. I love my Silpat silicone baking sheets so much that I have 4; hoping the muffin sets make me as happy.

    • Oh thank you! It’s a man-thing in my house. Andy will eat anything…but prefers the muffins with less bran/fibre…Matthew seems fine with oats but draws a line at bran…and Michael loves good old plain vanilla muffins/cupcakes. He will tolerate a bit of fruit such as blueberries and apples. I have tried the silicone muffin cups with great success…thanks for the reminder. 🙂

  2. Thank you so much for the surprise muffins this morning!! They were very timely as my kids were complaining that I hadn’t done any baking for their lunches for today. I know what you mean about pleasing everyone’s palate…..Evan is not a fan of blueberries. He was allergic as a baby, and even though he doesn’t seem to have any overt allergic reactions anymore, he has never developed a liking for blueberries (he loved them when introduced to them as a baby, but developed hives). Alex and Natasha are looking forward to trying theirs when they return from school. Thanks again 🙂

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