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Scrumptious Blueberry Bran Muffins

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From start to finish, in 30 minutes you will have delicious, nutritious muffins that will disappear as you take them out of the oven. Muffins are great when you are on the run. They can be a satisfying snack or when enjoyed with a glass of low fat milk they become a balanced, energy-producing breakfast.

Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients
1 ½ cups wheat bran
1 cup nonfat milk
½ cup unsweetened applesauce
1 egg
2/3 cup brown sugar
½ tsp vanilla extract
½ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
½ cup chopped walnuts
1 cup blueberries

Preparation

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

Nutrition Facts
Calories 156
Fat 4.3 gm
Sodium 224 mg
Fiber 4.6 gm
Protein 4.5 gm

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