Flaxseed Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy flaxseed muffins recipe? Learn how to make flaxseed muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by terri1957

Makes 18 servings



This is one of the many healthy recipes featured on the cafeteria menu at West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown, West Virginia. Cindy Gay, Registered Dietitian, Retail Manager, says her customers in the Health Sciences Center Cafeterias include professionals and students who love products that are whole grain and low in fat - and they are becoming big fans of flaxseed!

Recipe Ingredients for flaxseed muffins

1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup ground flaxseed
3/4 cup oats (should be oat bran)
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cups shredded carrots
1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained
1/2 cup raisins
1/3 cup egg substitute
1 tablespoon egg substitute
2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

Recipe Directions for flaxseed muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. In large bowl, mix flours, flax, oat bran, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.

  3. Stir in carrots, pineapple and raisins.

  4. Combine eggs, milk, lemon juice, applesauce and vanilla in separate bowl.

  5. Add liquids to dry ingredients, stir until moist (batter will be lumpy).

  6. Coat muffin tin with non-stick spray. Pour batter in tins.

  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.

  8. Preparation time: 15 minutes

  9. Baking time: 15-20 minutes

Categories

Breads, Breakfast

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 69.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
43
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.8g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
197mg
8%
Potassium
222mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
22.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
5.0g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 6% Iron 9%
* 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
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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