Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Healthy Muffins

I decided to make muffins late tonight (technically yesterday night)so that my husband could enjoy one or two with his  morning coffee.  I would've preferred him have them straight out of the oven, but he wakes up earlier than I do.  By the time baby E and I wake up, the hubby is already at school.

As, I had mentioned in a previous post, I'm new at the whole baking thing so I thought I'd take things slowly until I feel comfortable enough to bake from scratch.

For the time being, I always use store bought muffin mix.  This time around, instead of following the original recipe, I decided to make the healthier version-which can be found on the side of the box. This was my first time using this mix, in particular, so I can't really compare the flavor and texture of these much healthier ones versus the originals. But, I can say that the end result was simply scrumptious, delicious, sweet yumminess!  Muffins aren't really good for your health, so at least I can try and cut out some of the ingredients that makes them so deliciously bad for you. Right????

I decreased the amount of water/substituted oil for applesauce/used 1 egg instead of 2

After having let the muffins cool on the rack I put them in a plastic container as to save them for the rest of the week.  Wonder how long they really will last? hmmmm...

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  1. For a beginning baker, you seem to be doing a fine job. Those muffins are making my stomach growl.
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  3. Thanks so much for coming to visit me! Returning the follow, and craving one of those muffins for breakfast ... :)

  4. Your muffins look yummy! Congrats on the award!

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  7. I love these! I always make them! So good!

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  11. I always make the healthy version of boxed recipes when I'm short on time... I haven't had one come out badly yet, and it saves so many calories on fat and oil.. congrats on a success story and thanks for visiting acting balanced today - new follower

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  13. great job on the muffins! i love banana ones :o)

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  15. Yum! Those look good and I love fiber one!

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  18. Those look really good! Thanks for the healthy option!
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  20. those look so yummy.

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  21. they look good- im all about applesauce subbing in for other things!

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  23. Those look great and wouldn't last long around here at all!!! I'm going to have to give those a go! Thanks.

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma What's for Dinner

  24. These look soooo good! I can almost smell them now!

  25. I love the muffin idea! I can't wait to try it and get more great ideas to keep things healthy!


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