Morning Glory Muffins

Morning Glory Muffins
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Recipe type: Breads
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Serves: 12
 
These make ahead muffins are packed with whole grains and fruit. low fat; low cholesterol; Kids love it!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup vanilla or coconut non-fat yogurt
  • 1 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup egg substitute
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ cup crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • ⅓ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon applesauce
  • 1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Spray 12 muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper muffin cups.
  3. Combine yogurt, sugars, egg substitute, applesauce, vanilla extract and pineapple in medium bowl; mix until sugars are dissolved and mixture is blended.
  4. In separate bowl, combine flours, baking powder and cinnamon; mix well.
  5. Gradually add flour mixture to yogurt mixture, blending just until ingredients are moistened.
  6. Fold in carrots, raisins and walnuts.
  7. Fill each muffin cup two-thirds full; bake 20 to 25 minutes, until toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean.
  8. Cool 5 to 10 minutes before removing from muffin pan.
  9. Cool to room temperature before eating or freezing.
  10. To freeze wrap muffins separately in freezer wrap and place muffins in freezer bag. To reheat: Microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes until heated through.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 171 Fat: 1.8g Carbohydrates: 36g Sodium: 106mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 4g Cholesterol: 1mg