CommonGround volunteer Paula Peterson shares a recipe for Blueberry Oatmeal Chia Seed Muffins.


Blueberry Oatmeal Chia Seed Muffins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1/2 cup cooking oil
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 24 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  • Sift flour, white sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a large bowl; add oats and chia seeds.
  • Mix orange juice, applesauce, oil, and eggs together in a bowl; stir into flour mixture until batter is just combined. Fold blueberries into batter. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling 3/4-full.
  • Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl; sprinkle over batter.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean, 18 to 20 minutes
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