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Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

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Get A Bright Start In The Morning

(NC) - Well-nourished students perform better in school. Yet, 31% of elementary school and 62% of secondary school students do not eat a healthy breakfast daily. Help ensure children and youth receive the proper nutrition they need for healthy development.

A good day begins with a good breakfast, like this delicious recipe from the Canadian Living Test Kitchen.


  • 2-1/4 cups (550 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) baking powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) each orange juice and vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) fresh blueberries


In large bowl, stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg. In separate bowl, whisk together eggs, yogurt, orange rind and juice and oil; pour over dry ingredients. Sprinkle with blueberries; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Spoon into greased or paper-lined muffin cups, filling to top. Bake in centre of 375 F (190 C) oven until golden and tops are firm to the touch, about 25 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack for 2 minutes. Transfer to rack and let cool completely.

Breakfast for Learning is the leading, national, non-profit organization solely dedicated to child nutrition programs in Canada. More information and healthy recipes can be found online at

Serving Size: Makes 12 Servings

Nutritional Information: Per Muffin: cal 215, pro 5 g, total fat 6 g (sat. fat 1 g), carb 35 g, fibre 1 g, sodium 282 mg, %calcium 7%, iron 9%, vit A 2%, vit C 7%, folate 15%

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