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homemade muffins made from bran flakes and carrot

Healthy Bran Flake Muffins

I made these kid friendly Healthy Bran Flake Muffins with bran flakes, greek yogurt, applesauce, carrots, and other ingredients I found in my kitchen!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 muffins
Calories 218kcal


  • 2 cups bran flakes
  • 1 cup nonfat greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or you can use cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease muffin cups.
  • Mix together wheat bran, yogurt, and buttermilk. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Beat together applesauce, carrot, egg, honey, and vanilla. Add to yogurt bran mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. Stir flour mixture into bran mixture, until just blended. Fold in walnuts and spoon batter into prepared muffin tins.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes and then reduce heat to 350 for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 341mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1403IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 3mg