High Fiber Recipe
Delicious bran muffins and low in fat, too! Bran cereal with applesauce and buttermilk for tenderness, egg substitute in place of whole eggs and whole wheat pastry flour instead of all purpose.
3 cups all bran cereal
1 cup boiling water
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup applesauce
1/2 cup egg substitute
2-1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
2-1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups buttermilk*
*Or mix skim milk with 2 tablespoons lemon juice
Pour water over cereal and let stand.
Mix together remaining ingredients then add softened cereal.
Bake as many as desired in muffin tins sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Bake at 400 degrees 15 to 20 minutes.
This recipe makes 40 large, high fiber low fat bran muffins but you can cook what you want now and keep the batter in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks to have hot muffins anytime.
Yield: 40 muffins
Serving size: 1 muffin
Calories: 71; Total Fat: 1g; Fiber: 5g
High Fiber Tip
Cooking vegetables does not change the fiber content.
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