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NATIONAL OATMEAL MUFFIN DAY
Enjoy a delicious breakfast or snack on National Oatmeal Muffin Day. It’s an excellent way to celebrate on December 19th annually.
Known for its health benefits, millions of people start each day with an oatmeal muffin. Oatmeal includes health benefits for our hearts. Finding ways to incorporate it into our diets increases the opportunities to reap those benefits. Oatmeal muffins are another way to enjoy oatmeal.
The American muffin is similar in size and shape to a cupcake. Recipes for oatmeal muffins began to appear in American cookbooks in the mid-1800s. Raisins, bananas, blueberries and other healthy fruits often compliment oatmeal muffins. Add nuts for even more health benefits and texture, too.
HOW TO OBSERVE #OatmealMuffinDay
Bake some oatmeal muffins to enjoy. Share them with your family and friends.
Use #OatmealMuffinDay to post on social media.
Q. How many calories are in an oatmeal muffin?
A. A 4-ounce oatmeal muffin contains approximately 160 calories.
Q. Are oatmeal muffins healthier than other muffins?
A. Oatmeal muffins can be healthier than other muffins depending on the ingredients used to make them. Adding oatmeal to a muffin recipe increases the fiber content, which is a good thing. Oatmeal is also known to be good for the heart. Combining oatmeal muffins with fruit will allow you to reduce the amount of processed sugar used, too.