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Monday, May 29, 2017

Grapefruit-Glazed Bran Muffins







Grab one of these wholesome muffins for a heart-healthy start to your day 

188 g (1 ½ cups) whole wheat flour
5 mL (1 tsp) baking powder
2 mL (½ tsp) baking soda
1 mL (¼ tsp) ground cloves
75 mL (1/3 cup) soft non hydrogenated margarine
150 g (3/4 cup) packed brown sugar
1 egg
375 mL (1 ½ cups) natural bran
250 mL (1 cup) 100 % pure Florida grapefruit juice

Glaze:
25 mL (2 tbsp) 100 % pure Florida grapefruit juice
15 mL (1 tbsp) liquid honey

*Grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interact with certain medications. Speak to your healthcare provider if you have concerns.
1. In a bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, baking powder, soda and cloves; set aside.
2. In a large bowl, using electric mixer beat together margarine and brown sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add bran and grapefruit juice and stir to combine. Add flour mixture and stir until well combined. Divide batter among 12 paper lined muffin tins and bake in 190°C (375°F) oven for about 20 minutes or until firm to the touch.
3. Glaze: In a small bowl, stir together grapefruit juice and honey. Brush mixture on tops of warm muffins and let cool slightly before serving. Makes 12 muffins

Nutritional information 
(1 muffin)

Calories: 185
Protein: 4 g
Total fat: 6 g
Saturated fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 16 mg
Carbohydrate: 33 g
Fibre: 5 g
Sugars: 17 g
Sodium: 122 mg
Potassium: 247 mg

Recipe provided courtesy of the Florida Department of Citrus.
http://www.besthealthmag.ca/eat-well/recipes/grapefruit-glazed-bran-muffins

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