Recipe: Low Fat Blueberry Banana Bran Muffins


Makes 12 servings, 175 calories


11⁄2 cup all-purpose flour

11⁄2 teaspoon baking soda

3⁄4 teaspoon salt

1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon

5 Weetabix* cereal biscuits, crushed

2 tablespoons ground flaxseed

1⁄3 cup brown sugar

1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt

1⁄2 cup skim milk

1⁄4 cup egg substitute or 1 egg

2 tablespoons canola oil

2 tablespoons applesauce

2 tablespoons honey

1 ripe banana, chopped into small pieces

1 cup frozen blueberries


1. Preheat oven to 375˚F.

2. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, Weetabix biscuits, flaxseed and brown sugar in a large mixing bowl.

3. In another mixing bowl, combine yogurt, milk, egg, canola oil, applesauce and honey.

4. Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients with a spatula, being careful not to over mix.

5. Fold in banana pieces and frozen blueberries with a spatula.

6. Place batter in muffin tin.

7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden and a toothpick inserted into the middle of the muffin comes out clean.

* Weetabix is a trade name of Weetabix Food Co., Kettering, England

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