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Carrot- Ginger Bran Immunity Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Carrot- Ginger Bran Immunity Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Carrot- Ginger Bran Immunity Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by noethni

Makes 12 servings



Healthy muffins stave off the flu with this delicious recipe Flu Fighters Prep: 15 min Cook: 20 min You may still be sporting sandals, but cold and flu season will be back faster than you can say "Gesundheit!" Protect yourself with this spicy triple threat, healthy breakfast. Carrots are rich in immune-boosting vitamin A, zinc-packed pumpkin seeds ward off infection, and apple juice flows with sniffle-stifling vitamin C. "If your body needs to protect itself or heal, these three vitamins are essential," Zeratsky says. Another weapon: yogurt. Studies show that its good-for-you bacteria provide another line of defense against microbes when you eat this healthy muffin.

Recipe Ingredients for Carrot- Ginger Bran Immunity Muffins

3 oz frozen apple juice concentrate
1/2 c wheat bran
1 1/4 c whole-wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c yogurt
1/2 c carrots, shredded
1 tsp fresh ginger, grated
3 tbsp molasses
1/4 c pumpkin seeds

Recipe Directions for Carrot- Ginger Bran Immunity Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.

  2. Boil juice over high heat until it becomes syrupy. Set aside and let cool. 



  3. In a large bowl, whisk together wheat bran, flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and dried ginger.



  4. In a separate bowl, combine reduced juice, egg, yogurt, carrot, fresh ginger, and molasses.

  5. Combine mixtures and then fold in pumpkin seeds.



  6. Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin cups.

  7. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Cool on a wire rack. 



Categories

Breads, Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 50.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
19
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.1g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
124mg
5%
Potassium
282mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
20.5g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
6.6g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7% Iron 10%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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