Apple oat muffins perfect for your lunch box or afternoon tea session
I sincerely hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend. We spent it recharging our batteries by seeing friends, working out, reading, chilling on the couch and enjoying each others company. Of course we also meal prepped a bit, so salmon lasagna and this recipe was made for the upcoming week.
Lunch box items can split the waters
I am lucky enough to have a cafeteria with overflow of delicious salads and meats every dang day. This is not the case for many people, and so a pre-made lunch box is normal. Growing up my mom always included a treat or something sweet in my otherwise healthy lunch, and I aim to continue this effort. My husband is not the winner of a great cafeteria, and so I try my best to “spice up” his regular meals.
You can say his job makes him lucky. He has three different shifts, meaning his food items can vary from lunch to dinner to night-snacking. We aim to make an abundance of our dinners, and as such keep freezer-friendly food ready at hand. This allows for the dinner items to continuously be interesting (and healthy). Mid-day food is the tricky one…
A sandwich and carrots does get boring
I have previous made posts about items to include in a pre-made lunch. One example would be these egg muffins filled with vegetables and protein. Now it is time for another muffin variety. These are sweeter and help you out when you crave that “sugar” rush. I strongly believe in mixing up snacks to support the regulars in a boxed lunch. It makes life a little less routine!
Serving size: 6 muffins (this baking form)
- 3 medium size eggs
- 3 dl rolled oats
- 2 apples
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tbsp smooth peanut butter (or crunchy if you prefer)
- Turn your oven to 200°C
- Cut your apples into small chunks
- Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and place in your baking shape
- Once oven is warm bake for ~20 minutes (depending on your oven as mine needed 18 minutes until their surface looked golden brown)
- Let your muffins cool, enjoy with a cup of tea/coffee, or pack them for your next lunch
- … or freeze them(!!)
This recipe is simple, and thus it becomes an automatic favourite. I like them when they are heated just a little. They are husband-approved, and so I hope you like them as 🙂