Breakfasts with Strawberries

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.. and cereal is boring. These are yummy, filling and full of fruit!

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Strawberry Muffins

Supplies:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, crushed
  • dash of cinnamon optional

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine and sift dry ingredients.
  • Add butter, applesauce and egg – Mix lightly.
  • Stir in strawberries.
  • Turn into greased muffin tin.
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes.

Bonus Tip:

I made these muffins with a strawberry butter and lemon glaze. (See the recipes below)

These yummy muffins are about 100 calories each!

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Basic Lemon Glaze for Strawberry Muffins

Supplies:

  • 1 cup of confectioner’s sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of lemon juice

Directions

Mix ingredients

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Strawberry Butter

Supplies

  • 3 large Strawberries
  • 1/2  cup of butter, softened
  • 2 Tbsp of confectioners sugar
  • *if you don’t have fresh strawberries, you can use a Tbsp of strawberry preserve.

Directions

Put all ingredients in a blender/food processor until smooth and creamy. Put in refrigerator until ready to eat. Have leftovers?? These are perfect for toast, bagels, muffins and whole wheat waffles.

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