By Lydia Smyth
These fast, wholesome muffins are chock-full of the iconic flavors of fall. Best of all, though, they're packed with fiber, but not fat or calories. Photo by Con Poulos; food styling by Vivian Lui; prop styling by Marina Malchin
Yields: 12 muffins (cost per muffin of $0.34)
Total Time: 35 min
Prep Time: 10 min
Oven Temp: 400
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Nutritional Information (per serving)
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary Fiber 4g
1 cup(s) whole-wheat flour
3/4 cup(s) wheat bran
3/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
1/2 teaspoon(s) Kosher salt
1 cup(s) canned pure pumpkin
2 eggs 2/3 cup(s) buttermilk
1/4 cup(s) canola oil
Orange cream, for serving
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1. Heat oven to 400
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