Low-Fat Banana Orange Muffins Recipe
1 1/2 cups oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)
1/3 cup chopped dates or raisins (optional)
1 8-ounce carton plain nonfat yogurt or
3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
3/4 cup mashed ripe banana (about 2 medium)
2 egg whites or 1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
Heat oven to 400°F.
Line twelve medium muffin cups with paper baking cups or lightly spray bottoms only with cooking spray.
In large bowl, combine oats, flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and dates; mix well
In medium bowl, combine yogurt, banana, egg whites, oil and orange peel; blend well
Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened
Do not overmix
Fill muffin cups almost full
Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool muffins in pan on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan.
Calories 140 Fat 3 g Carbs 25 g Sodium 100 mg Fiber 2 g