The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure Basic Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.5
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.5 mg
  • Sodium: 143.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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Recipe from the book of the same name
Recipe from the book of the same name

Number of Servings: 12


    Makes 12 muffins
    2 1/4 c oat bran cereal (process in a food processor for a finer grain of oat--consistency of flour)
    1/4 c. chopped nuts (walnuts/pecans)
    1/4 c. chopped dates (or raisins)
    1 TBS. baking powder
    1/4 c.packed brown sugar (or 1/4c honey or molasses)
    1 1/4 c skim milk
    2 egg whites or 2 egg substit.
    2 TBS. vegetable oil (or canola oil--no olive oil)


In large bowl, combine oat bran cereal, nuts, dates and baking powder. Stir in brown sugar or liquid sweetening. Mix the milk, eggs, and oil together and blend in with the oat bran mixture. Line muffin pans with foil/paper baking cups. and fill with the batter. Bake 15-17 min. (test w/ toothpick --it should come out moist but not wet.)
Store in plastic bag in refrigerator or freeze for longer storage. Nutritional counts: carbs--18g, sugar--2.7g, cholesterol 0.5mg, calories--109.5 each Makes 12 muffins

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MBOOKER1.

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  • We absolutely love these muffins. I just wonder if the vegetable oil is going to raise my cholesterol level. My goal is to keep it down. It specifies that we shouldn't use olive oil. Is this related to the flavor or consistency? Anyway, thanks for healthy and delicious recipe! - 7/6/15

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  • I love this recipe! I leave out the raisins and nuts and to me they taste like a grainy corn muffin. The best oat bran muffin recipe! - 5/4/11

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  • I should add 3 per serving/day if following the "8 Week Cholesterol Cure" diet plan. - 11/18/10

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