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Oatmeal Raisin Mug Muffin • Simple Nourished Living


WW Recipe of the Day: Microwave Oatmeal Raisin Muffin Mug
(186 calories | 6 4 2 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)

Are you looking for a fun oatmeal recipe that’s delicious and doesn’t require a bowl and spoon?

You’ll definitely want to check out this protein-packed Single-Serve Oatmeal Raisin Microwave Mug Muffin! It’s a delicious alternative to the more traditional warm oatmeal porridge and can be easily varied to suit your tastes and what you have on hand.

I’m actually tempted to put this on repeat for the next several mornings—but making some minor ingredient swaps each time. It’s that easy and good!

Enjoying microwave oatmeal raisin muffin

How Many Calories and WW Points in this Microwave Muffin?

According to my calculations, each serving has muffin 186 calories and:

6 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
4 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
5 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

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How to Make Oatmeal Raisin Mug Muffin

Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.

Ingredients for making microwave muffin including oats, cinnamon, raisins, egg, Greek yogurt and sugar an small white ramekins.

Ready to make Oatmeal Raisin Mug Muffin

Step 2: Stir the oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in the mug until mixed.

Mixing rolled oats, cinnamon and baking powder in red mug with fork.

Stirring together the dry ingredients

Step 3: Add the egg, raisins, yogurt, Truvia (affiliate link) and brown sugar and beat with a fork until thoroughly combined.

Mixing oatmeal raisin muffin ingredients in red mug with fork.

Mixing the wet ingredients into the mug

Step 4: Microwave on High Power for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes—checking for doneness after 1-1/2 minutes. Look for center of muffin to just be set. (Mine took 2 minutes total, but this will vary from one microwave (affiliate link) to another.)

Oatmeal raisin muffin cooling in red mug on wooden table.

Oatmeal raisin mug muffin

Step 5: Allow muffin to cool in the mug. Enjoy from the mug or remove and place on small plate.

Oatmeal raisin microwave muffin on brown ceramic plate with fork.

Fresh made oatmeal raisin microwave muffin

Recipe Notes

  • Make this muffin in advance: after cooking muffin, cool slightly and remove from mug. Allow to thoroughly cool and then wrap tightly with plastic wrap or store in an airtight container. Will keep 1 day at room temperature or 2 days in the refrigerator. Can be enjoyed later at room temperature or re-heated in microwave.
  • Prep ingredients ahead: Mix oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in mug (through Step 2), cover mug and store at room temperature. In a small airtight container, whisk the egg, then add the raisins yogurt and sweetener. Cover egg mixture and store in the refrigerator until ready to make muffin.
  • Try different dried fruits by substituting an equal amount of dried cherries, blueberries, cranberries, or even chopped dried apple or mango.
  • Try a different sweetener – substitute an equal amount of honey, agave, or maple syrup for the sugar.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Fresh made oatmeal raisin mug muffin on brown pottery plate with fork.

Fresh made oatmeal raisin mug muffin

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy this muffin “as is” (be warned, it’s really good), or topped with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and a few fresh berries, if desired.

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Microwave Oatmeal Raisin Muffin

This single serving oatmeal raisin muffin is a delicious alternative to baking up an entire dozen. You can easily make a slightly different version each time with some simple substitutions.

Prep Time5 mins

Cook Time3 mins

Total Time8 mins

Servings (adjustable): 1

Calories: 186

Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living

Instructions

  • Stir the oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in the mug until mixed.

  • Add the egg, raisins, yogurt, Truvia and brown sugar and beat with a fork until thoroughly combined.

  • Microwave on High Power for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes – checking for doneness after 1-1/2 minutes. Look for center of muffin to just be set. (Mine took 2 minutes total, but this will vary from one microwave to another.)

  • Allow muffin to cool in the mug. Enjoy from the mug or remove and place on small plate.

Recipe Notes

  • Make this muffin in advance: after cooking muffin, cool slightly and remove from mug. Allow to thoroughly cool and then wrap tightly with plastic wrap or store in an airtight container. Will keep 1 day at room temperature or 2 days in the refrigerator. Can be enjoyed later at room temperature or re-heated in microwave.
  • Prep ingredients ahead: Mix oats, cinnamon, baking powder and salt in mug (through Step 2), cover mug and store at room temperature. In a small airtight container, whisk the egg, then add the raisins yogurt and sweetener. Cover egg mixture and store in the refrigerator until ready to make muffin.
  • Try different dried fruits by substituting an equal amount of dried cherries, blueberries, cranberries, or even chopped dried apple or mango.
  • Try a different sweetener – substitute an equal amount of honey, agave, or maple syrup for the sugar.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Serving size: 1 oatmeal raisin mug muffin
6 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
4 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
2 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
5 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

Nutrition Facts

Microwave Oatmeal Raisin Muffin

Amount Per Serving (1 oatmeal raisin muffin)

Calories 186
Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value*

Fat 5.5g8%

Carbohydrates 25.6g9%

Fiber 2.5g10%

Protein 10.9g22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Course: Breakfast, Brunch

Cuisine: American

Keyword: microwave mug muffin, oatmeal raisin microwave muffin

Recipe source: 250 Best Meals in a Mug: Delicious Homemade Microwave Meals in Minutes (affiliate link) by Camilla V. Saulsbury

*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan’s ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.

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