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Zucchini Multi-Grain Flax Muffins

These zucchini muffins are nutritious and delicious! They can be made in a large batch and then frozen and thawed whenever you’d like a healthy snack or addition to your breakfast plate.

 

INGREDIENTS

1¼ cups whole-wheat flour

½ cup corn meal

¼ cup ground flaxseed

2 Tbsp. wheat germ

1 tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. salt

1 omega-3 egg or egg substitute equivalent

¼ cup honey

3 Tbsp. canola oil

1½ cups nonfat milk

1½ cups grated zucchini

 

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray or coat a 12-cup muffin tin with canola oil.

2. In a large bowl, combine flour, corn meal, flaxseed, wheat germ, baking powder and salt.

3. In a large bowl, combine egg, honey, oil and milk. Stir this mixture into the flour mixture, but do not over mix. Stir in zucchini.

4. Pour batter evenly into muffin tins and bake until golden brown, about 20 minutes. Makes 12 muffins.