Mother's Day Muffins
Mother's Day is the perfect occasion to bake a sweet treat that shows your mom how much she means to you. These muffin recipes aren't just delicious - they're also healthy. And they're easy for dads and kids to bake together. So give your mom a long overdue break from the kitchen, while you whip her up something special!
1 c all-purpose flour (substitute: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for an equal amount all-purpose flour)
1/2 c cornmeal
2 T sugar
2 t baking powder
3 ounces grated reduced cheese - either Cheddar or Swiss work nicely
3 T vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten
1 c low-fat milk
1/2 c instant grits
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 12-cup muffin tin with nonstick vegetable spray.
In a large bowl, mix until combined flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, and grated cheese. In a smaller bowl, combine oil and eggs.
In a small saucepan, heat the milk until warm (being carefully not to scald it) and stir in the grits.
Using your finger or a wooden spoon, make a 3-4 inch well in the center of the flour mixture. Poor in the grits and milk and then the eggs mixture, stirring until just moistened. Do not overmix.
Spoon approximately 3/4 cup of batter into prepared tin. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.
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This muffin is full of flavor, but low on calories, fat and carbs, with the suggested substitutions.
There's nothing better than the smell of fresh baked banana muffins wafting through the house. This delicious recipe even has chocolate chips - making it a favorite with everyone in your family.
These healthy and delicious muffins are the perfect way to say good morning to your mom on Mother's Day!
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