Sunday, January 23, 2011

Orange Bran Flax Muffins

Recipe from: Steven Pratt, M.D. & Kathy Matthews, Super Foods - Fourteen Foods that Will Change Your Life
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Start to Finish Time: 30 minutes-1 hour
Yields: 24
This is a very hearty muffin, full of fiber and delicious.

1 1/2 cups oat barn
1 cup flour, all-purpose
1 cup flax seed, ground
1 cup natural bran
1 Tablespoon Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 oranges, washed, quartered, & seeded
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup canola oil
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups raisins

  1. In a large bowl, combine the oat bran, flour, flax seed, bran, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs, and baking soda. Blend well.
  3. Pour the orange mixture into the dry ingredients. Mix until well blended.
  4. Stir in the raisins (white chocolate chips can be substituted for the raisins)
  5. Fill paper lined muffins almost to the top. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 18 to so minutes, or until a wooden toothpick
  6. inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in the tins

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