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Sweet and savory muffins







You want to make your own muffins  ? Sweet or savory  ? and especially much less rich in calories  , in fat and sugars than those bought in supermarkets  ?


Here are 2 recipes that you can easily make at home.



  • You can create hundreds of different flavors  : as well with fruits (bananas), as vegetables (carrots) or with chocolate chips.



  For the base  :


  • Choose 100% whole wheat flour instead of white flour

  • Add bran (or oatmeal) to your base for an additional supply of fribes

  • Opt for 1% fat milk (or soy milk) instead of cream

  • Do not use cheese

  • Divide the amount of sugar in 2, if possible replace the sugar with a sweetener that supports cooking such as Hermesetas

  • Replace half (or more) of the oil with compote of  fruits like apple for example.


For garnish  :


  • Use fresh, frozen or dried fruit

  • Add a few small chocolate for the greedy (or greedy)

  • Do not hesitate to use fruits such as banana which guarantees an exquisite taste



Banana muffins recipe

A recipe rich in fiber and ideal for your breakfasts or snacks


For 12 muffins  :

Total 1141 kcal or 95 kcal for 1 muffin


Ingredients  :


  • 1 glass of crushed oatmeal or All-Bran Flakes

  • 1 glass of 100% flour  whole wheat

  • 3 bananas, mashed with a fork

  • ¼ glass of sugar, you can replace it with a sweetener

  • ¾ glass of 1% fat milk

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla

  • ½ glass of chopped walnuts

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil 

  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda


Preperation  :


  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees

  • In a bowl, mix the cereals with the milk (the cereals should soften)

  • Mix the dry ingredients together and in another bowl mix the wet foods

  • Pour the cereals (+ milk) into the wet food mixture and gently incorporate the other mixture (the dry one) + add the banana and cereal mixture.

  • Pour everything into a muffin tin

  • Bake 30 to 45 minutes (until your knife stuck in the muffins comes out clean).

  • Easy and light recipe… and Bon Appétit  ! :)



To make light savory muffins  :


Ingredients for 6 people  :

Total 872 kcal or 145 kcal for 1 muffin


For the base  :  785 kcal or 130 kcal for the base per person


  • 20 g flour

  • 100 g of cornstarch

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 sachets of yeast

  • 200 g of plain white cheese


For garnish  :  87 kcal or 14.5 kcal per muffin for garnish / vegetables


  • 1 yellow pepper

  • 1 red pepper

  • 1 zucchini

  • Provencal herbs

  • Cumin + Salt and pepper


You can choose other toppings if you want


Preperation  :


  • Preheat your oven to 200 degrees.

  • Cut your vegetables into small cubes and cook them over low heat for about ten minutes.

  • Add the herbs and spices according to your tastes

  • In a bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch, eggs, 0% cottage cheese, baking powder, then salt.The mixture should be smooth, if not, add a little milk ( but very lightly).

  • Add to this bowl, the preparation of the vegetables

  • Mix

  • Divide your preparation into muffin tins and bake for 25 to 30 minutes (until your knife stuck in the muffins comes out clean).

  • Serve with a salad and house dressing

  • Easy and light recipe… and Bon Appétit  ! :)

Cooking light is easy, you just need to know how to replace high-calorie foods with less energetic and healthier foods  !

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