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Here’s a great recipe that the entire family can enjoy. A bran muffin that tastes great.

Here are a few benefits of this recipe.

• Bran has a ton of fiber which is great for your digestion and since it absorbs liquids and expands in your stomach it keeps you satisfied.
• Cinnamon has been shown to lower blood sugar in diabetics.
• Eggs are packed with protein
• They taste great!

Give this recipe a shot and let me know what you think.

Eric Soderlund
TruChoice Fitness & Nutrition

INGREDIENTS:
11/4 cups whole wheat flour
1cup oat bran
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup buttermilk
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons cooking oil
3/4 cup shredded, peeled apple
Nonstick spray coating

DIRECTIONS:
In a medium bowl stir together flour, oat bran, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Set aside.
In a small bowl combine buttermilk, egg whites, and oil. Add to dry ingredients; stir just till moistened.Stir in shredded apple. Store batter, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To bake, spray muffin cups with nonstick spray coating. Spoon about 1/4 cup batter into each muffin cup. Bake in a 375 degrees oven for 18 to 20 minutes or till a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

Makes 12 muffins (12 servings).
Calories: 124/serving

TIME:
Preparation Time: 12 min.
Cooking Time: 18 min.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
4g protein
22g carbohydrate
3g fat
1mg cholesterol
162mg sodium
162mg potassium

-Low Fat -Low Cholesterol

Fitness From The Inside Out

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