Oat Bran Muffins - Low Glycemic Print Email

Get the goodness of whole grain with this yummy low glycemic muffin recipe. Everyone will enjoy them!

2/3 cup whole wheat flour (fluff before measuring)
1/3 cup oat bran
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons agave nectar (or 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons alternative granular sweetener)
1 egg
1/2 cup light cream
1 tablespoon sugar free jam ( from low glycemic fruits like blueberry, apricot, cherry or bilberry)*

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare the muffin tins by spraying with a non-stick spray or line with paper muffin cups.

Combine all dry ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside.

In a small bowl, mix the egg, cream and jam. Pour the egg mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients all at once. Stir just until combined. Do not over mix. Spoon, dividing evenly among 6 muffin cups.

Bake for 20 - 25 minutes, until lightly browned.

Makes 6 muffins.

1 muffin with fructose:
5 g. total fat; 22 g. total carbs; 3 g. dietary fiber; 4 g. protein
132 calories

1 starch/bread; 1 fat; ½ other carb

1 muffin with alternative sweetener:
5 g. total fat; 16 g. total carbs; 3 g. dietary fiber; 4 g. protein
110 calories

1 starch/bread; 1 fat

*Leaving out the jam reduces the carb count by 1 gram.