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Stevia: Oatmeal Apple Muffins

By David Richard
December/January 1997
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Makes 2 dozen

These hearty muffins from Vicky Mosser of Irving, Kentucky are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a midafternoon snack.

• 1 cup whole wheat flour
• 1 cup rolled oats
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 tablespoon baking powder
• 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
• 2 teaspoons cinnamon
• 1 1/2 teaspoons green powdered stevia leaf
• 1 egg
• 3/4 cup milk
• 1/4 cup oil, or 1/4 cup applesauce
• 1 medium apple, cored and chopped coarsely
• 3/4 cup raisins

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients thoroughly. In a med­ium bowl, mix the remaining ingredients. Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the moist ones. Spoon the batter into greased muffin tins. Bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

David Richard is an herb enthusiast and a health writer/publisher who lives in a wooded area outside of Chicago. This article is adapted from his book Stevia Rebaudiana: Nature’s Sweet Secret (Blue Heron Press, 1997).

Click here for the main article,  Stevia: Naturally Sweet Recipes .

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