• Pear Oatmeal Muffins

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 muffin
    Calories 200
    Calories from Fat 50
    Total Fat 6 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 150 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 32 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Sugars 8 g
    Proteins 5 g
    Vitamin A 0% DV
    Vitamin C 4% DV
    Calcium 8% DV
    Iron 10% DV
    Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Servings and Times

    Servings 12
    Preparation Time 30 minutes
    Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  0.9

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Quick-cooking oats 1 cup, divided
    All-purpose flour 2½ cups
    Baking powder 1 tablespoon
    Baking soda 1 teaspoon
    Cinnamon ¼ teaspoon
    Nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
    Allspice ¼ teaspoon
    Chopped ripe pear 4 cups
    Low-fat buttermilk ¾ cup
    Light ricotta cheese 1/3 cup
    Vegetable oil ¼ cup
    Vanilla extract 1 tablespoon
    Large egg white
    Egg substitute ¼ cup
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
    2. Combine ½ cup oats, flour, and next 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in pear, and make a well in center of mixture.
    3. Combine buttermilk and next 5 ingredients (buttermilk through egg), and stir well with a whisk.
    4. 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.
    5. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until done.
    6. Remove from pans immediately, and cool on a wire rack.

    Diabetic ExchangeFruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 1; Other: 0Diabetic 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.

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