These Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Muffins are just the sweet to add to your next brunch menu – delicious AND good for you!
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- 1 cup white whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons wheat germ
- 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 1/2 cups quick cooking or rolled oats
- 1 cup raisins (or any other dried fruit combination - cranberries, figs, dates, etc.)
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- Add first 8 ingredients in a large bowl and whisk together. Add oats and dried fruit. Stir to combine. Set aside.
- In a small bowl, stir together buttermilk, oil, vanilla and egg. Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients. Stir until just moist. Gently pour in boiling water and stir until incorporated. Let stand for 15 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a twelve-cup muffin pan. Evenly divide batter among muffin cups using a batter scoop and bake for 20 minutes. Muffins will spring back lightly when touched. Remove from pan immediately and cool on a wire rack.
Recipe adapted from Cooking Light.
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Serving Size:1 muffin
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 214Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 295mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 4gSugar: 20gProtein: 4g