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Yummy Cheese Muffins (Healthier Version)

 
Yummy Cheese Muffins (Healthier Version)
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100% whole wheat flour, roasted bell pepper, scallions, and olive oil together make these muffins a much healthier snack, and still taste cheesy and delicious.

Yield

12

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
or whole wheat pasty, or white whole wheat flour
1 ½ tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon garlic
freshly minced, or garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
3 cups cheese
choose your favorite such as mozzarella, cheddar, or jack, shredded
1 each roasted red bell peppers
drained, pat dry, and chopped
1 each scallions, spring or green onions
ends removed and sliced
1 large eggs
½ cup milk, low-fat
½ cup yogurt, low-fat
plain
¼ cup olive oil
or canola oil, or grape seeds oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Grease and flour 12 cup muffin tin or mini muffin tins.

Whisk together dry ingredients, then stir in cheese, roasted bell peppers, and scallions.

In a separate bowl, whisk egg, milk, yogurt, and oil until well combined.

Pour into dry ingredients and stir with a spoon just until moistened.

Spoon batter into tins and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 4 years

It's hard not to be addicted to these cheese muffins. They were so good, used smoked cheddar and mozzarella cheese with a bit picked jalapeños.

You couldn't tell it's made with 100% whole wheat flour, the muffins was puffed and very fluffy. The roasted bell pepper and scallions not only gave the muffins some bright colour, but also added some yummy bites.

They are great for breakfast or snack.

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Comments


Mcminnville, United States
 almost 4 years ago

how is it possible that this "healthier" version is about 400 calories more than the other version?is this accurate?rzb

Just realized that I forgot to change the serving size. I just changed the serving size to 12, which means each muffin has 230 calories. This sounds much lower calories than 400. Thanks for the comment, and happy cooking :)

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 almost 4 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 86g (3.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23058% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 293mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 27% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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