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whole wheat orange blueberry muffin with blueberries and an orange in the background
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Whole Wheat Orange Blueberry Muffins

A favorite recipe for plump and nutritious muffins, and a perfect addition to any breakfast. Served warm, sweetened with fruit -- no-sugar-added!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 100% Whole Wheat Orange Blueberry Muffins
Servings: 12
Calories: 165kcal


  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place liners into muffin tin or spray with cooking spray.
  • Combine chia seeds and orange juice in a small bowl; place milk in a separate small bowl or cup and add lemon juice. Set both aside for 10 minutes.
  • Mix together chia mixture, milk mixture, oil, honey, and orange extract.
  • In a separate large bowl, combine flour, salt, and baking powder.
  • Slowly pour wet mixture into the dry ingredients, and stir just until moistened. Don't over mix!
  • Fold in blueberries and orange zest.
  • Equally divide batter among muffin cups, and bake for 10-15 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.
  • Serve with orange wedges on the side.


Calories: 165kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 106mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g