Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins

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Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins
While shopping we saw apples being sold out of a truck from a local farmer. Boxes of beautiful Golden Delicious apples for only $12. We bought them up and we ate and we shared with our neighbors. But I still had over 10 apples that got soft (about a month and half later). The boys wouldn’t eat them any longer. Time to start baking. I decided to make Apple Cinnamon Muffins first.

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I used to make muffins for the boys all the time and I perfected my healthy muffin base. I use greek yogurt instead of oil and have lowered the sugar content. I have also replaced half of the white flour with whole wheat flour. You can use all whole wheat flour but it will be a very dense muffin.

I don’t usually put a topping on my muffin as it does add calories but I did sprinkle a little brown sugar on top of these just to add a touch more sweetness to them.

These muffins are filled with fiber and are low calorie and delicious, my boys just ate them up.

Print Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups apples chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 12 teaspoons brown sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees and grease pan or place muffin papers
  2. Mix dry ingredients except sugar in small bowl
  3. Mix wet ingredients and sugar in a large bowl
  4. Add dry ingredients into wet and mix till dry ingredients are just wet (do not over mix)
  5. Add batter to muffin pan and sprinkle 1 teaspoon of brown sugar onto each muffin
  6. Cook for 15-20 or till toothpick comes out clean

Amount Per Serving
Calories: 155
Fat: 1
Sugar: 16
Carbohydrate: 33
Fiber: 2
Protein: 4

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