Apple Muffins with Walnut Streusel
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
3/4 cup ground flaxseed
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk soy or rice
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon butter, melted marg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs, lightly beaten egg beaters
2 cups finely chopped Granny Smith apple (about 1 large)
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon chilled butter, cut into small pieces margarine
Preheat oven to 350°.
To prepare muffins, lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, flaxseed, and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture.
Combine milk, orange juice, melted butter, vanilla, and eggs, stirring with a whisk; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Fold in apple and raisins. Spoon batter into 18 muffin cups coated with cooking spray.
To prepare streusel, combine walnuts, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, and chilled butter in a small bowl, stirring with a fork until crumbly. Sprinkle streusel evenly over batter. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove from pans immediately; place on a wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Yield: 1 1/2 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)
CALORIES 167 (27% from fat); FAT 5g (satfat 1.3g, monofat 1.1g, polyfat 2.2g); PROTEIN 3.8g; CARBOHYDRATE 27.9g; FIBER 2.6g; CHOLESTEROL 27mg; IRON 1.4mg; SODIUM 148mg; CALCIUM 54mg;
Cooking Light, MAY 2005
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"You absolutely must eat insoluble fiber foods, and as much as safely possible, but within the IBS dietary guidelines. Treat insoluble fiber foods with suitable caution, and you'll be able to enjoy a wide variety of them, in very healthy quantities, without problem." Please eat IF foods!