High Octane Energy Muffins

These high energy muffins are perfect for fitness pros on the go. You can also make a few batches and freeze them for easy access to a healthy snack. Great for breakfast!

Ingredients:

½ cup unsweetened apple sauce (or plain yogurt)
1 ½ cups bran flake cereal
1 cup hot water
1/3 cup honey
1/4 cup canola oil
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp each ground nutmeg, ginger, and cloves
2 egg whites, beaten
1 tsp baking soda
1½ cups whole wheat flour

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 400. Line muffin tin with paper baking cups or use non-stick muffin pan. Combine the bran cereal, hot water, honey, oil, salt, and egg. Let stand 1-2 minutes. Add apple sauce (or yogurt), then flour with baking soda stirred into it. Mix until just blended. Do not over beat. Fill muffin cups to 2/3 full. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins.

Additions: If wanted, you may add raisins, chopped nuts, and/or ground flaxseed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Calories 140
Fat (g) 3
Saturated Fat (g) 0
Cholesterol (mg)
Sodium (mg)
Carbohydrate (g) 22
Fiber (g) 3
Protein (g) 3
Calcium (mg)
High Octane Energy Muffins

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