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Morning Glory Muffins

 
Morning Glory Muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped apples (not peeled)
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¾ cup grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • Non-stick cooking spray 

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Spray a muffin pan with cooking spray or line with paper or foil liners.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking soda and cinnamon. Whisk to blend evenly.
  4. In a separate bowl, add the eggs, egg white, oil, applesauce, and vanilla. Stir in the apples,
    raisins and carrots.
  5. Add to the flour mixture and blend just until moistened but still slightly lumpy.
  6. Spoon the batter into muffin cups, filling each cup about 2/3 full.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  8. Bake until springy to the touch, about 30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes, then transfer the
    muffins to a wire rack and let cool completely.

Nutrition Per Muffin (Makes 18 muffins): 175 calories, 7g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 3g protein

 

Source: Adapted from www.mayoclinic.com

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