Cranberry Oat Muffins

The baking bug has struck! Usually this happens when I start to get overwhelmed & becomes my therapy. Therapeutic it is! The first thing I decided I wanted to whip up were some healthy, tasty muffins with a few specific ingredients in mind. I wanted muffins similar to a recipe I had when I was up in South Dakota. Their starbucks carried this muffin that no one else had, so I would always treat myself to one the morning after my overnight business trip. The three main ingredients were yogurt, oats & cranberries. I also wanted a recipe that had NO butter & used whole wheat flour. I searched & searched and found one that was almost right & I altered a bit to make it perfect. It turned out fantastic! After I baked I decided I needed big muffin tins, so I grabbed a pan that makes jumbo muffins for the next time. Hope you enjoy as much as I did! (oh, and one of the new features of my new blog platform that I am testing out today is the ability to upload very large images. My goal is to make your mouth water…is it working?) 

1 c. rolled oats (I will use more than this next time around)
1 c. plain or vanilla yogurt
1/2 c. vegetable oil
3/4 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1 c. all purpose flour (I used whole wheat flour to up the healthy factor!)
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 c. cranberries

1. Mix oats in yogurt.

2. Add oil, sugar, and egg. Beat well.

3. Sift in flour, salt, soda, baking powder.

4. BEFORE stirring, sprinkle cranberries over flour mixture.

5. Stir to blend.

6. Fill muffin cups and bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Yields 12 muffins.

YUMMY!!!

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Hi! Hello! I am Shawna, the founder of Styleberry Blog. This creative corner of the internet has become a learning haven for moms and creatives, offering a warm and encouraging nudge to those who wish to be better and do better, but often don't know where to start. From Decorating to DIY to Diapers and Paleo-ish Dishes, I strive to make the complicated simple and empower women to take action beyond their personal comfort zone. I subscribe to the Shine Theory & so strongly believe that we shine when the women around us shine and mutual support—lifting up instead of tearing down--will always be the culture here. Are you in? I hope so! Beyond the computer, I run Styleberry Creative where I work with clients to create low fuss, high function spaces that are pretty and practical in San Antonio, Texas and beyond. I LOVE making a house a home. My own studs out renovation is now complete and I am now back to working with clients. Please don't hesitate to drop me a line if you'd like to work together! I hope you’ll join me on this fun new adventure! Xo.