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Healthy Breakfast Muffins

January 5, 2011

Healthy Breakfast Muffins

A Perfect Way to Start the Day!

INGREDIENTS

1 Cup Unbleached Flour

1 Cup Wheat Flour

1 ¼ Cups Raw Sugar

1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

½ Teaspoon Baking Soda

½ Teaspoon Salt

2 Cups Grated Carrots

1 Peeled & Chopped Apple

1 Cup Raisins

1 Egg

2 Egg Whites

½ Cup Apple Butter or Apple Sauce (you choose)

¼ Cup Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract

2 Tablespoons Chopped Walnuts

2 Tablespoon s Toasted Wheat Germ

Preheat oven to 375º F.  Spray 18 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.  In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, apple butter/apple sauce, oil and vanilla.  In a large bowl, stir together flours, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Stir in carrots, apples and raisins.  Stir in egg mixture until moistened.  Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups, filling them about ¾ full.  Be careful not to over-fill as they will spill over while cooking.  In a small bowl, combine walnuts and wheat germ and sprinkle over the muffin tops.  Bake at 375º F for 15 to 20 minutes or until the tops are golden.  Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack.  A good start to the day.  18 Servings

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