How Do You Make Rice Bran Muffins?
Rice bran muffins make a healthy gluten-free snack. Rice bran, full of vitamins and minerals, is an excellent source of dietary fiber. Low in fat and calories, this pleasant tasting bran may lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels and makes a nutritious addition to your favorite muffin recipe. Mix basic dry ingredients, such as flour, salt, spices and leavening agents in a large bowl. Use a wire whisk to aerate the flour and evenly distribute the ingredients. Add rice bran to the dry ingredient mixture. Substitute rice bran for up to 25% of the amount of flour in your recipe. Remember that many flours, such as rice flour, potato flour and tapioca flour are gluten-free. Whisk wet ingredients together in a separate mixing bowl. Use egg substitutes or egg whites in place of whole eggs if you are following a low cholesterol diet. Remember that two egg whites equal one whole egg. Substitute honey for sugar in your muffin recipe. Muffins made with honey will stay moist longer than those m