Roasted Flax & Blueberry Muffins

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A delicious and nutritious muffin to start your day. Serves 12.

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 12-15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (250 ml) whole-wheat flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp. (17.5 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5 ml) baking soda
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) granulated sugar
  • 4 tbsp. (60 ml) brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. (2.5 ml) salt
  • 1/4 tsp. (2.5 ml) ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milled roasted flax
  • 1 cup (250 ml) low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk ( skim, 2% or vegan)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) canola oil
  • 1 tsp. (5 ml) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 ml) fresh or frozen blueberries

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Spray muffin tray with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, 2 tbsp. brown sugar and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • In another bowl, mix roasted flax seed with 2 tbsp brown sugar -remain for topping.
  • In a third bowl, whisk yogurt, milk, egg, sugar, oil and vanilla extract.
  • Pour liquid mixture to dry ingredients and stir for 3 minutes till blended. Mix in blueberries.
  • Spoon batter into muffin tray (1 tbsp.).
  • On top of each muffin cup, add flax- brown sugar mixture and bake for approximately 12 minutes till golden brown.
  • Test center of muffin with a toothpick till it comes out clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes, then remove muffins from tray.
  • Option: one also can add roasted flaxseed and brown sugar to the flour, baking powder, salt , nutmeg mixture. Proceed as above.
  • Approximate Values Per Muffin: Energy:170 kcal/Total Fat: 4.8/Saturates: 0.8 g/Cholesterol:16 mg/Sodium: 125 mg/Carbohydrates: 27 g/Fibre: 3 g/Sugar: 8 g/Protein: 5.3 g/ Vitamin D:7% DV/Calcium:10% DV/Iron: 7% DV/Potassium: 5 % DV

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