tasty treats

 

Nothing is better than the aroma and flavor of a fresh muffin to start the day. Make it even better by making the muffins with Pure Via to help reduce the calories – no guilt here!

Servings
Makes 12 muffins

Ingredients
1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour
1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons (10 mL) baking powder
½ teaspoon (2 mL) baking soda
¼ (1 mL) teaspoon salt
20 packets Pure Via sweetener
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) grated orange peel
1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk
¼ cup (50 mL) vegetable oil
2 eggs
1-½ cups (375 mL) fresh OR frozen blueberries
Uncooked old fashioned oats (optional)

Directions
    Preheat oven to 400°F. Line 12 muffin cups (2-½ inch diameter) with paper baking cups; set aside.

    Combine dry ingredients and orange peel in a large bowl. Stir in buttermilk, oil and eggs. Mix just until all ingredients are moistened. Fold in blueberries.

    Divide mixture evenly between muffins cups. Sprinkle each with oats, if desired. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 2 minutes. Carefully remove from pan and serve warm.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (PER SERVING)
    Calories 145; Protein 4g; Carbohydrates 20g; Fat 6g; Saturated Fat 1g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 32mg; Sodium 226mg


Exchanges
    Carbohydrate – 1; Fat – 1


Reduction
    Calorie Reduction – 26%
    Carbohydrate Reduction – 40%