You are here: Home » Recipes » Whole Grain Bran Muffins Whole Grain Bran Muffins Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 12 servings PrintEmail Ingredients Cooking Spray1 3/4 cups wheat bran or oat bran1 cup stone-ground whole wheat flour1/4 cup ground flaxseed1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup low-fat Greek-style* or plain yogurt3/4 cup low-fat milk1/2 cup honey or maple syrup2 tablespoons olive oil1 large egg1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract1 cup crushed canned pineapple, drained1/4 cup chopped walnuts (or pecans) Instructions Preheat oven to 400 F. Coat 12 muffin cups with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine the bran, flour, flaxseed, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. In a medium bowl or in a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, honey or syrup, oil, egg, and vanilla extract and stir until smooth. Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the yogurt mixture. Using a spoon, stir just until combined. Gently stir in pineapple and nuts. Do not overmix. Let stand for 10 minutes or until batter is very thick. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups. Bake for 13- 15 minutes, or until the tops spring back when pressed gently in the centers. Cool in the pan on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Makes 12 muffins. Adapted from Prevention Positively Ageless A 28-Day Plan for a Younger Slimmer, Sexier You © 2007 by Cheryl Forberg. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098.