Skinny Cranberry Cinnamon Bran Muffins

Makes 6 muffins 

  • 1/2 cup wheat bran
  • 1/2 cup bran cereal (All Bran, Fibre One, Fibre First)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup fat free milk
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/8 cup mashed banana
  • 5 packets Splenda
  • 1 egg white
  • 3/8 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup oat bran
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon 
  1. In medium bowl, combine wheat bran, cereal and salt. Pour boiling water over and stir to combine. Stir in milk and cranberries and set aside.
  2. In another small bowl, whisk together Splenda egg white, and mashed banana. Stir into bran mixture.
  3. In large bowl, stir together flour, oat bran, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Pour bran mixture over flour mixture in large bowl, and stir until just combined.
  4. Divide batter among 6 silicone cups, or 6 lined or greased muffin cups. 
  5. Bake in 375° F oven for about 20 minutes or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.