Blueberry Muffins baked with Olive Oil

Our friend, Erika Ladd, R.D., gave us this Mediterranean Diet recipe for blueberry muffins that replaces butter with olive oil and adds some wheat flour. The results are wonderful. Enjoy with your breakfast or as a Mediterranean Diet dessert topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt, drizzled honey and cinnamon.

Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins baked with Olive Oil

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 24
Calories 172 kcal


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 6 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups blueberries (defrost, if frozen)

Wet Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups milk (of your choice)


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Mix well. Stir in blueberries.
  • Combine wet ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry. Mix only until everything is incorporated (don’t overmix).
  • Fill oiled oven tins with muffin mix.
  • Bake for about 18 minutes or until a knife or toothpick comes out clean.


Calories: 172kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: