The Healthiest Bran Muffins You'll Ever Eat

Total Time
25mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
15 mins

I've looked all over for inspiration! When my mother was in the hospital for by-pass surgery, I picked up a handout for heart healthy bran muffins. It became the basis for this recipe, but I've added a number of very healthy additions. Customize this as you wish: choose different nuts, add raisins, dates, dried apricots... make them your own!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º F. Line muffin tins with paper muffin cups.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients, including nuts and fruits.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine all the wet ingredients (milk, eggs, vanilla and oil).
  4. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the wet ingredients. Mix only until the dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 full and bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out dry.
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5 5

I'm not too sure how I feel about the buckwheat groats because of their texture, but overall a fantastic tasting muffin.
I made a few substitutions: raisins instead of cranberries, walnuts instead of pecans, and I can't get vital gluten, so I put in a tsp of tapioca startch and an extra bit of egg.
I can't wait to eat another one tomorrow!