Muffin Tin Meals

Whether you’re serving friends, family or children, it’s great to switch things up on occasion and make the foods you serve regularly look new and exciting….you can do this by simply using a muffin tin pan! Here are some ways you can serve meals to your Kids Eat Smart Club by using a muffin tin pan:

Baked oatmeal, granola cups with yogurt, pancakes and berries, mini frittatas, deep-dish mini pizzas, mini lasagna, mini meatloaf with mashed potato frosting, and many more! Below is an example of delicious baked oatmeal made in a muffin tin pan:

Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients

1 cup(s) steel-cut oats

1/2 cup(s) raisins

1/3 cup(s) walnut pieces, pumpkin seeds, ground flax seed (optional)

1 tsp cinnamonbaked-oatmeal-recipe-rbk0912-xl

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp salt

2 large eggs

1 1/2 cup(s) low-fat milk

1/4 cup(s) natural peanut butter

1 small apple, finely chopped

Directions

– In a bowl, cover oats with water and soak overnight in the refrigerator. Preheat oven to 375 deg F. Drain oats and add to a large bowl along with raisins, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flaxseed, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. In a separate bowl, lightly beat eggs and mix with milk and peanut butter. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir to combine. In a small bowl, toss together apple and remaining cinnamon.

– Divide oat mixture among 12 medium sized muffin cups. Top each with an even amount of apple cinnamon mixture. Cook for 20 minutes, or until a tester comes out clean

** Please be mindful of allergies in your Club and avoid adding those ingredients**

Recipe retrieved from: http://www.redbookmag.com/recipefinder/baked-oatmeal-recipe-rbk0912

For links to the other great recipes you can visit: http://www.buzzfeed.com/arielknutson/unexpected-things-you-can-make-in-a-muffin-tin

Janel Genge is a registered dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador

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