Inspiring healthier eating one dish at a time

Oat, Cheddar & Apple Breakfast Muffins with Bacon Streusel Topping

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by National Dairy Council and the Quaker Oats Center of Excellence and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.

Here’s my definition of “breakfast muffin”~ noun A sweet, floury domed mini-cake often studded with a few small morsels of fruit or nuts in an effort to pass itself off as a quick and somewhat healthy option for breakfast. True breakfast muffins have a high glycemic index, which causes an instantaneous spike in glucose and insulin, thus causing the consumer to crash and burn within an hour. Continue Reading..

High Fiber Seeded Bran Muffins

Hello dear reader! Today’s post is sponsored by Kellogg’s. I hope you enjoy this recipe for Seeded Bran Muffins made with Kellogg’s All Bran cereal. They’re delicious and convenient for a quick and high fiber breakfast on the run.  They’re also great with a piece of fruit for an afternoon snack.  Did you know you should eat at least 25 grams of fiber each day?  One of these muffins has about 5 grams of fiber (and 6 grams of protein).  Try throwing in a handful of raisins or dried cranberries for even more fiber!

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