Blueberry Macadamia Muffins

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pretend you’re having breakfast in Hawaii with these delicious blueberry macadamia nut muffins


Blueberry Macadamia Muffins


So, I have this thing where I stockpile cookbooks and magazines,

and then when I’m stuck for ideas, you’d think I’d head to my cabinets.

That would be the smart choice, except my cabinet is  full way beyond capacity, and removing one could result in injury.

Blueberry Macadamia Nut Muffins



One would think then that I could stop myself from adding to the collection; you would be wrong. I’ve even started collecting dog and chicken food  cookbooks.


Blueberry Macadamia Muffins - Eating Well Diet |


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Anyways, I did need to open my cookbook cabinet the other day, and my Eating Well cookbook literally fell into my lap. I took that as a sign to make Blueberry Macadamia Muffins, and what a smart decision that was.


Blueberry Macadamia Muffins


Blueberry Macadamia Muffins


  • 2 Tbsp plus 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 Tbsp plus 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 5 Tbsp chopped Macadamia Nuts
  • 4 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup of blueberries {fresh or frozen}


  • pre-heat the oven to 400
  • coat a 12 -cup muffin pan with cooking spray
  • combine 2 Tbsp flour, with 2 Tbsp brown sugar, and 2 Tbsp macadamia nuts - drizzle with 1 Tbsp coconut oil, and stir to combine {set aside}
  • whisk the remaining flour with the baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
  • whisk the brown sugar, remaining coconut oil, egg, vanilla, yogurt , and milk
  • pour the wet ingredients over the dry, and stir just to combine {if the batter is too dry, add a bit more milk - add 1 Tbsp at a time}
  • gently fold in the blueberries and remaining macadamia nuts
  • pour into the muffin cups, and top with the reserved crumble
  • bake until golden brown - about 20 minutes
  • cool at least 10 minutes before removing from the pan


adapted from the Eating Well Diet recipe source | French Press


These muffins are super moist, and packed with flavor. You can even drizzle with honey for extra sweetness, but with only 202 calories and 4g of protein, make an excellent breakfast.



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