Applesauce and pumpkin make these muffins moist, low-fat, healthful and delicious. Serve them for Thanksgiving or Christmas breakfast or brunch, or for a lunchbox treat.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly coat twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, stir together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, salt, and baking soda; set aside.

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  • In a medium bowl, combine egg, pumpkin, buttermilk, applesauce, brown sugar, and oil; add pumpkin mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened.

  • Divide batter evenly among prepared muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full. Bake about 25 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted near centers comes out clean.

  • Cool in muffin cups on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups; serve warm.

Tips

Tips: You can substitute 2 eggs, lightly beaten, for 1/2 cup egg substitute.

To make 3/4 cup sour milk, place 2 1/4 teaspoons lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 3/4 cup total liquid; stir. Let mixture stand for 5 minutes before using.

Nutrition Facts

126.5 calories; protein 4.2g 8% DV; carbohydrates 21.6g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.9g 8% DV; sugars 6.8g; fat 2.9g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterol 0.6mg; vitamin a iu 3311.4IU 66% DV; vitamin c 1.3mg 2% DV; folate 46.7mcg 12% DV; calcium 46.8mg 5% DV; iron 1.5mg 9% DV; magnesium 24.2mg 9% DV; potassium 151.9mg 4% DV; sodium 192mg 8% DV.