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Apple Raisin Pecan Muffins

Apple Raisin Pecan Muffins

1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1/4 cup wheat bran

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

2 medium or 3 small apples, finely chopped

3/4 cup pecans, chopped

1/2 cup raisins

1/4 cup pure maple syrup

2/3 cup milk

1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice

1/4 cup butter (softened)

1 egg

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 small or 6 big muffin pan with butter.Combine flour, wheat bran, baking powder, cinnamon, apples, pecans and raisins in a medium size bowl.Beat maple syrup, milk, juice, butter and egg in a small bowl until blended well. Add to flour mixture and stir until just combined. Spoon batter into muffin pan and bake for 15 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted comes out clean.Eat them while they’re still warm, with a little bit of butter (optional). Enjoy!

Karen Stoyles is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist residing just outside of Ottawa.  Graduating from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2010, she and her husband welcomed their daughter that same year.  She is grateful for what she learned about the human body, how to properly nurture it with food and thrilled to share this knowledge with others.

Karen Stoyles, RHN


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