Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Want some of my goodies?

These apple raisin oat muffins are not only low glycemic (low GI), they are also low fat with less than 1 gram of fat per muffin. If you are craving something sweet, try this muffin recipe as an alternative to cake or cookies.

1/2 cup All-Bran cereal
2/3 cup non-fat milk
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 green apple
1/2 cup unprocessed oat bran
3/4 cup raisins
1 egg
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon vanilla

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Pour All-Bran into milk and let stand for 10-15 minutes.
Sift flour, baking powder, allspice and cinnamon into a large bowl.
Peel and dice apple.
Add apple, oat bran and raisins to flour mixture and stir to combine.
Combine slightly beaten egg, honey and vanilla in a small bowl. Pour into flour mixture and stir with wooden spoon.
Pour All-Bran mixture into the rest of the ingredients and continue stirring until well combined.
Lightly grease 12-hole muffin tin and spoon in the mixture.
Bake for 15-18 minutes until lightly brown.
Serve warm.

Makes 12 Muffins

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