Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Flax Council of Canada
Whole oranges give these muffins a wonderful flavor.
Diet Type: Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups oat bran
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup flax seed (may be ground-measure whole first, then grind)
  • 1 cup natural bran
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 whole oranges, washed, quartered and seeded
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins, chocolate chips, or Carob chips
  • Serves: 16
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    In a large bowl, combine oatbran, flour, flax seed, bran, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In a blender of food processor, combine oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs and baking soda. Blend well. Pour orange mixture into dry ingredients. Mix until well blended. Stir in raisins. Fill paper lined muffin tins almost to the top. Bake in 375 F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 16
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 285
    Calories from Fat 106
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 12g18%
      Saturated Fat 1g6%
      Mono Fat 5g 
      Poly Fat 5g 
    Cholesterol 27mg9%
    Sodium 287mg12%
    Total Carbs 45g15%
      Dietary Fiber 7g28%
    Protein 7g 
    Iron17%
    Calcium13%
    Vitamin C14%
    Vitamin E12%
    Vitamin A1%
    Vitamin B-122%
    Vitamin B-610%
    Pantothenic acid6%
    Niacin7%
    Riboflavin12%
    Thiamin20%
    Folate14%
    Selenium23%
    Manganese70%
    Copper15%
    Zinc8%
    Potassium11%
    Phosphorus22%
    Magnesium23%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.