Blueberry Bliss

Blueberries, rich in antioxidants to promote heart health and cancer prevention, are in the peak of their season. Try this great low-fat blueberry muffin recipe to boost your antioxidant intake. Eat as a snack between meals or with a lean protein such as egg whites for breakfast.


1 1/2 cups wheat bran

1 cup skim milk

1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 egg or 1/2 cup egg beaters

2/3 cup brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup blueberries

Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease muffin cups or use paper muffin liners. Mix together wheat break and milk. Let stand for 10 minutes.

In a large mixing bowl, mix together applesauce, egg, brown sugar, and vanilla. Beat in bran mixture. Sift together whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder. Stir into bran mixture, and fold in blueberries. Scoop mixture into muffin cups. Bake 15-20 minutes or until tops are golden.