2 large egg whites
1 cup non fat milk
1 1/2 cups ALL bran
3 tbsp sugar free syrup
2 tbsp canola oil or flax oil
1 tsp grated orange peel
1/2 cup oat flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup splenda
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 cup dried cranberries, blueberries or nuts.
**To add fiber, add 1/4 cup ground flax seeds to mix.
-Preheat oven to 375. Spray 8 muffin cups in a standard muffin tin with non stick cooking spray.
-In a med. bowl, whip the egg whites and milk until frothy. Add the bran cereal, syrup, oil, orange peel, and dried fruit or nuts and set aside for 5 minutes.
-Measure flours, splenda, baking soda, baking powder, and cream of tartar into a large owl. Stir to mix. Make a well in the center and pour in the bran mixture. Using a large spoon or spatula, stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
-Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling 3/4 of the way full. Sprinkle splenda over tops of muffins.
-Bake for 18-20 minutes or until center springs back when lightly touched. Cool for 5 minutes before removing . Store in an airtight container.