Morning Blueberry Bran Muffins

“Over weeks and months …you will get addicted to the awesome taste of healthy food…and start wondering why you never did it earlier!”  – The Fitness Doc

These blueberry bran muffins really take no time at all, and you can feel good about putting something so healthy into your body. Don’t forget the cinnamon-it adds great depth and dimension to this scrumptious muffin!

Adapted slightly from Allrecipes

Makes 12 muffins

1 1/2 cups wheat bran
1 cup buttermilk
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1 egg
2/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.  Mix together wheat bran and buttermilk; let stand for 10 minutes.  Beat oil, egg, sugar and vanilla and add to buttermilk mixture. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Stir flour mixture into buttermilk mixture, until just blended. Fold in blueberries and spoon batter into prepared muffin tins.  Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.

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