This week we’ve been scouring the recipe archives here at Tower HQ to bring you a brand new recipe as part of our Tower Healthy Quick Dish Series. Over the next few months we’ll be sharing healthy, nutritious recipes that you can throw together in a matter of minutes, giving you plenty of mealtime inspiration for the whole family. Whether it’s a healthy swap for an old favourite, or a fresh new meal idea to spice up your dinner time, we’ve got you covered.

This time, we’re bringing you a healthy breakfast of delicious Breakfast Muffins to kick start your day.

Recommended Appliance: Tower 12 Cup Muffin Tray

Total Time to Cook: 30 mins

Total Cost per Serving: £2.98

Contains Nuts? No

Suitable for Vegetarians? Yes

Serves: 12

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Ingredients:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 150ml natural low-fat yoghurt
  • 50ml rapeseed oil
  • 100g apple sauce or pureed apples
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 4 tbsp clear honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g wholemeal flour
  • 50g rolled oats, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 100g blueberry
  • 2 tbsp mixed seed (recommend pumpkin, sunflower or flaxseed)

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Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180⁰C, 160⁰C fan, gas mark 4. Using the Tower 12 Cup Muffin Tray, line with 12 large muffin cases
  • Mix together the eggs, yoghurt, oil, apple sauce, banana, honey and vanilla
  • Add the remaining ingredients except the seeds into a large bowl with a pinch of salt, then mix to combine
  • Add the wet ingredients with the dry and briefly mix until a smooth batter is created – Overmixing will make the muffins heavy
  • Divide the batter between the 12 cases and sprinkle with the extra oats and seeds
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until golden. To test, insert a skewer into the centre and remove. If skewer comes out clean, then your muffins are done, if the skewer is coated in mixture, put back into the oven for a little while longer
  • Remove from the oven and transfer onto a wire rack, leave to cool
  • Store in a sealed container for up to 3 days

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To Serve:

Either enjoy as a nutritious breakfast to kick start your day or as a mid-morning snack for the perfect pick-me-up!

 

Stay tuned to the Tower blog every Wednesday for more Tower Healthy Quick Dishes. If this recipe has had you reaching for your apron then be sure to take a look at our product pages before you do – we’ve a range of products at fantastic prices to help you create this dish and many more!

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