Heart Healthy Muffins:
A protein-bran-seed-fiber-fruit-nut packed morning snack to start a balanced day. Keep your stomach full and heart light!
- 3/4 cup flour
- Another 3/4 cup flour
- 3/4 cup oat bran
- 3/4 cup flaxseed meal
- 1/4 cup chia seed
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white sugar or honey or agave
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1tsp baking powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 and 1/2 cups shredded carrots ( buy in pre shredded then chop them fine.
- 2 apples peeled and chopped fine
- 1 cup of raisins or cranberries or both
- One mushed banana
- 1 cup nuts (mix raw pumpkinseeds with raw sunflower seeds and walnuts or slivered almonds)
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 tbsp oil
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 tsp vanilla
Mix together flour, flax, oat bran, brown sugar, biking soda, baking power, salt, and cinnamon, in a large bowl.
Stir in carrots, apples, bana, raisins and nuts.
In a separate bowl combine milk and vanilla and eggs.
Then mix liquid ingredients with dry ingredients. Stir but don’t over mix.
Fill aluminum muffin cups all the way to the top.
Sprinkle on the top of each…brown sugar, a few dried cranberries and some slivered almonds.
Bake 350 for 15 to 20 min.
They will be moist inside when done but not gooey. Remove from muffin tin, cool then freeze in freezer style ziplock bags so you can enjoy these muffins for weeks to come!
Moms recipe…She is the queen of crafty treats and a goddess in and out of the kitchen ❥