This healthy muffin recipe contains flaxseeds and canola oil, which are both high in heart-healthy, omega-3 fatty acids. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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  • In a very large bowl, combine cereal, dried fruit, ground flaxseeds and oil. Pour boiling water over mixture. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  • In a medium bowl, combine buttermilk, egg and molasses. Add buttermilk mixture to bran mixture and stir to combine.

  • In a large bowl, stir together whole-wheat flour, nuts (if desired), sugar and baking soda. Add to bran mixture. Stir just until moistened (do not overmix). Let stand for 15 to 30 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly coat twenty-four 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon batter into prepared cups, filling each about 3/4 full. Bake about 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in centers comes out clean. Cool in muffin cups on wire racks for 5 minutes. Remove from muffin cups. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

146 calories; 6 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 1 mg cholesterol; 188 mg sodium. 262 mg potassium; 22.7 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 4.4 g protein; 195 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 175 mcg folate; 66 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 51 mg magnesium;

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Great wholesome muffin made a large number of muffins which I froze and can grab on the go. Love the high fiber content. I used Bran Wheat as I didn't have the bran cereal. Read More