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Photo: Liz LaBeau

Warm up a crisp fall day with one of these delicious cinnamon apple muffins, perfect for breakfast, or as a filling and satisfying snack, these muffins are a great option. Packed full of fiber and hearty oat bran, when this combination of apples and cinnamon spice hits your taste buds you won’t be able to resist.


  • ½ c. oat bran
  • 1 c. whole-wheat flour
  • ¼ c. ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 ½ tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1/3 c. applesauce
  • 1 shredded apple
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • ¼ c. chopped walnuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine oat bran, flour, flaxseed, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, whisk egg and oil. Stir in applesauce, shredded apple, and sugar. Incorporate dry ingredients into wet mixture. Add walnuts, if desired. Spoon batter into greased muffin pan, or use paper-lined muffin cups. Bake muffins for 22 to 25 minutes, or until tops are firm to touch.

Nutritional Information
Per muffin: 147 cal, 9 g fat (1 g saturated), 163 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein

By Liz LaBeau