Learn how to make Blueberry Muffins, one of Rita's recipes to stay trim and control diabetes.

Blueberry Muffins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour or white wheat flour
  • 1 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
  • 8 ounces or 1 cup lemon-flavored yogurt
  • 2 eggs white or 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 12-inch muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together the flour, oats, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda and ½ teaspoon cinnamon. 
  3. In a bowl stir together the yogurt, egg, oil, lemon peel and vanilla. Pour into the flour mixture and stir just until blended. Gently stir in the blueberries 
  4. Spoon muffin batter evenly into the muffin cups. 
  5. In small bowl stir together granulated sugar and remaining cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over the tops of each muffin.
  6.  Bake for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned and wooden pick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Cool slightly before serving.

Makes 12 muffins.