Muffins for Munching

Muffins are a handy (pun-intended) option for eating on the go. Options from the bakery are often sugar-packed and lacking in nutrients that will prevent a serious sugar crash. These beauties are full of flavor, and with added wheat germ, they’ll take you a little further in your day of adventuring.

Raspberry Gems
Raspberry Gems

Raspberry Gems

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You’ll find this muffin recipe to be a gem indeed. Wheat germ is the nutritious secret ingredient that boosts the protein and fiber content of these sweet and tart breakfast treasures.

Servings: 12 (59 G)

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup flour
  • ¼ cup wheat germ
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • ¾ cup skim milk
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1 egg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Grease 12 muffins cups or line with paper baking cups.
  2. In a bowl combine flour, wheat germ, sugar, and baking powder. Toss raspberries in dry mixture to coat.
  3. In a small bowl combine milk, oil, and egg. Stir into dry mixture until just moistened.
  4. Fill prepared muffin cups ⅔ full. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean (22-25 minutes).