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Healthy Bran Muffin Recipe

healthy bran muffin recipe

This page features a healthy bran muffin recipe that is sugar free, high fiber, and low calorie. It is moist and delicious with ground flaxseed and non fat vanilla yogurt.



Try it then leave a comment at the bottom of this page to share your whole grain cooking experience with others.

We also have a healthy raisin bran muffin recipe with applesauce and whole wheat flour, an all bran muffin with buttermilk and brown sugar, and our low fat oat bran muffin recipe with cinnamon.

Of course there is always our healthy blueberry wheat bran muffin recipe that is under 100 calories, and our delicious banana oat bran muffin with cinnamon and nutmeg.

Explore all our recipes and discover how to incorporate whole bran into all your muffins to make them healthy without compromising flavor.



healthy bran muffin recipe

High Fiber Healthy Bran Muffin Recipe

Ingredients (Makes 12 Muffins)
Time: 40 minutes

  • 1 1/2 cups wheat bran (or oat bran)


  • 1 cup fat free vanilla yogurt (or plain)


  • 1/3 cup applesauce


  • 2 egg whites


  • 4 tablespoons white splenda


  • 4 tablespoons brown splenda


  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (see substitutes)


  • 1 teaspoon baking soda


  • 1 teaspoon baking powder


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup cranberries (raisins, etc.)


  • 4 tablespoons ground flaxseed


  • Directions

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray muffin tins, including the top of the pan, with cooking spray.

    In a medium mixing bowl, beat together the wheat bran, yogurt, applesauce, egg whites, splendas, and vanilla. Let stand 10 minutes.

    In a separate mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix the wet bran mixture into this flour mixture just until everything is moist. Use as few strokes as possible (lumps are okay). Fold in cranberries and spoon batter into prepared muffin tins, each 2/3 full.

    Bake for 18 - 22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean. Remove from oven and sprinkle bran muffin tops with ground flaxseed. Serve warm!

    Follow this recipe then use our tips and techniques to create a healthy bran muffin recipe JUST FOR YOU!


    Substitute bananas for the applesauce and add some nuts to turn this into a sugar free banana nut muffin with whole wheat bran.

    There are many types of whole wheat flours that are sweeter and lighter than traditional whole wheat. For example, hard white wheat flour creates similar results as all white but is much better for you. There are other choices, too, like kamut flour, spelt flour, oat flour, and teff flour. These are all healthy choices. So explore...discover...and ENJOY!

















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