So there are two things happening in my life right now (other than the usual chaos I mean): One, I am trying to be healthier; Two, I am hosting a brunch on Sunday for A.J.’s parents.
I think those two things don’t necessarily go together, but I’m determined to make it work.
And even though I haven’t given much thought to the entire menu, I know I’m going to serve these muffins. They are made with whole-wheat flour instead of white flour, which means they are more filling, more hearty, a more healthy. They also have unsweetened applesauce, only egg whites and a mere teaspoon of white sugar.
At 93 calories and 23 carbs each, I wouldn’t say you should eat three of these muffins, but I think you could nibble on one without too much guilt.
To make these, I started by soaking some oats in skim milk for 20 minutes. Then those milk-laden oats went into a big mixing bowl along with apple sauce, egg whites, whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar. [Read more...]