Apple Harvest Muffins

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How do your mornings start?  Relaxed, calm, plenty of time to get everything done you want?  If so, I am incredibly jealous, I always feel as if I am running out the door with only seconds to spare HOPING that I’m fully dressed, wearing deodorant, and have something of a food plan for the day!

These Apple Harvest Muffins may just be my best friends this week, they are great for grab and go healthy breakfast options!

Apple Harvest Muffins

Ingredients:
Nonstick cooking spray (optional)
1½ cups whole wheat flour
½ cup wheat bran (or oat bran)
1 Tbsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
¾ cup apple butter, no sugar added
½ cup low-fat buttermilk (or nonfat plain yogurt)
2 large egg whites
1 medium apple, chopped (about 1 cup)
½ cup chopped pitted prunes

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Prepare twelve muffin cups by lining with muffin papers or coating with spray.
3. Combine flour, bran, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
4. Combine apple butter, buttermilk, and egg whites in a large bowl; mix well.
5. Add flour mixture to apple butter mixture; mix until just blended.
6. Add apples and prunes; mix until just blended.
7. Divide batter among twelve prepared muffin cups.
8. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown and tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
9. Transfer muffins to rack; cool.

 

 

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