The muffin has been through a lot. It's been diminished in size and blown up to unreasonable proportions, thanks to mini- and jumbo-muffin tins. As a breakfast food, it's been thrown over for "healthier" options.
But muffins are good — and they can be good for you. And chocolaty.
These muffins make a perfect breakfast treat or portable snack. Packed with protein and whole grains, they are nearly fat free — the yogurt replaces the usual butter or oil. The muffins can be baked, frozen and thawed out whenever the kids need a chocolate fix.
*For a wheat-free option, these muffins can be made with oat flour only, rather than a combination of wheat and oat flours. The texture will be nuttier and may take some getting used to.
Mansfield Cooperative is a K-8 school providing intimate, comfortable learning environments for multi-age groups (K-4, 5-8). With a small student-teacher ratio and heightened parent involvement, we are able to provide students with individual work plans and interest-based projects. Students feel comfortable in this community to take risks and approach challenges…(more)