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Orange Bran Flax Muffins

Serves:  18
Serving Size:  275 calories, 11.5g fat (1.4g saturated fat) , 44.5g carbs, 6g protein, 5.7g fiber, 24mg chol


       1 cups oat bran                                                          2 oranges (washed, quartered, seeded)
       1 cup all-purpose flour                                                  1 cup brown sugar
       1 cup flaxseed (measure before grinding)                1 cup buttermilk 
       1 cup natural bran                                                          cup canola oil
       1 Tbsp baking powder                                                  2 eggs
       tsp salt                                                                         1 tsp baking soda
       1 raisins (white or milk chocolate chips can be substituted for chocolate lovers)

Cooking Instructions:

1. In a large bowl, combine oat bran, flour, flaxseed, bran, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.
2. In a blender or food processor, combine oranges, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs and baking soda. 
3. Blend well.
4. Pour orange mixture into dry ingredients.  Mix until well blended.
5. Stir in raisins (or chocolate chips)
6. Fill paper lined muffin tins almost to the top.
7. Bake at 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center of muffin comes out clean.

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