Recipe: Apple Pecan Muffins

vegan – high fiber

makes 12 muffins


2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
1 T baking powder
1 t cinnamon powder
1/2 t salt
2 T ground flax seed whisked with 6 T warm water
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
4 T canola oil
¼ cup sugar
1 t vanilla extract
2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
½ cup pecans, chopped


1 - Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2 - Mix together the first dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon.
3 - In another bowl, add whisked flaxseed, oil, applesauce, vanilla, and sugar.
4 - Stir mixtures together until blended. Fold in apples and half the pecans.
5 - Fill greased muffin tins and then top with remaining pecans. Bake for about 20 minutes or until a thin skewer comes out clean when inserted.

Nutrition per serving 200 calories; 9g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 124mg sodium; 28g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 6g sugar; 4g protein