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Pear Oatmeal Muffins

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Pear Oatmeal Muffins

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 muffin
Calories from Fat50
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium150 mg
Total Carbohydrate32 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Sugars8 g
Proteins5 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C4% DV
Calcium8% DV
Iron10% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time30 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  0.9

Ingredients and Preparation

Quick-cooking oats1 cup
All-purpose flour2½ cups
Baking powder1 tablespoon
Baking soda1 teaspoon
Cinnamon¼ teaspoon
Nutmeg¼ teaspoon
Chopped ripe pear4 cups
Low-fat buttermilk¾ cup
Light ricotta cheese1/3 cup
Vegetable oil¼ cup
Vanilla extract1 tablespoon
Large egg white
Egg substitute¼ cup
  1. Directions
  2. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  3. Combine ½ cup oats, flour, and next 6 ingredients (flour through allspice) in a large bowl. Stir in pear, and make a well in center of mixture.
  4. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg), and stir well with a whisk.
  5. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle ½ cup oats evenly over batter.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until done.
  7. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 1; Other: 0
Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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