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Chia Muffins   
Daily Dose
These muffins make great use of tiny, nutritious dynamo — the chia seed. These little powerhouses are packed with omega-3s. The chia seed, an ancient grain from Mexico, also delivers high levels of heart-friendly fiber. So when the craving for a muffin kicks in, make this moist, delicious recipe developed by Dr. Michael Roizen and Chef Jim Perko.
 

Yield: 12 Servings
 
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon ground chia seeds
1½ cups whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1½ tablespoons honey
15 ounces canned pumpkin
¼ cup canola oil
1 tablespoon vanilla
¾ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup water
1 cup firmly packed fresh apples, peeled and grated (5½ ounces by weight)
 
Instructions:
1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.

2. Combine first six dry ingredients and mix with wire whisk.

3. In separate bowl, combine pumpkin, canola oil, honey, vanilla, walnuts and water; mix and then fold into dry ingredients.

4. Fold in fresh grated apple.

5. Scoop into paper cups placed in a medium-sized muffin tin and bake for 33-35 minutes.
 
Nutrition Info Per Serving: (1 muffin) 180 calories, 10 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 4 g protein, 19 g total carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 290 mg sodium
 
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*Note: The photo displayed is representational only and does not show this exact recipe.

 

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