Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly coat the bottom of 12 muffin cups with oil or baking spray.
Mix the flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a large bowl.
In a separate bowl, blend vegetable oil, egg, milk and applesauce until smooth. Stir the liquid ingredients into the flour mixture until just moistened. Lightly stir in the blueberries.
Fill each muffin cup about 3/4 full.
Bake about 20 minutes, or until the muffin tops are golden brown. A toothpick inserted into the center of the muffin should come out moist but without batter.
To avoid rancid whole wheat flour, store it in a container or bag that keeps the air sealed out. Keep in a cool dark area for up to 3 months or in the freezer for up to 6 months. Buy amounts that you can use within those lengths of time.
To use sweetened applesauce, remove about 1 1/2 teaspoons of sugar from the measured amount.
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