Low-Fat Blueberry Bran Muffin Recipe

This muffin can serve as a yummy high-fiber, low-fat snack, or you can have a complete breakfast with a glass of milk or cup of yogurt.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups wheat bran
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup blueberries

Preparation: (Serves 12)

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease muffin cups or use paper muffin liners. Mix together wheat bran and milk, and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together applesauce, egg, brown sugar and vanilla. Beat in bran mixture. Sift together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir into bran mixture until just blended. Fold in blueberries. Scoop into muffin cups.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until tops spring back when lightly tapped.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories 107; fat 1g; saturated fat 0.25g; cholesterol 18mg; sodium 156mg; carbohydrate 24g; fiber 4g; protein 4g; calcium 72mg

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