Apple-Oat Muffins

5 g
25 g
2 g
Total Fat
10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time


  • 1 cup oat or whole wheat flour (use gluten-free if desired)
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats (use gluten-free oats if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 1  teaspoon baking powder
  • ½  teaspoon baking soda
  • 1  teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (6-ounce) container plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple (or apple of your choosing), chopped into small pieces

Nutrition Facts

per serving

Calories: 131
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fiber: 3 g
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 17 mg
Calcium: 33% DV
Sodium: 207 mg


Preheat oven to 350⁰F.

Line a 12-cup muffin tin with muffin wrappers or spray with cooking spray. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, flaxseed meal, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine egg, yogurt, applesauce, brown sugar, vanilla and milk.

Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the applesauce mixture. Stir until just combined.

Fold in chopped apples.

Divide batter evenly among the 12 muffin cups, filling each to ¾ full. Add a sprinkle of oats and/or brown sugar to the top of each muffin if desired.

Bake muffins for 20-22 minutes, or until top is firm to the touch and toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow muffins to cool in the pan for approximately 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


Nutrition information calculated with 1% milk and low-fat Greek yogurt