Rhubarb Muffins..

The Rhurbarb is almost ready to pick and enjoy.  Strawberries and Rhubarb are meant to go together.  These really are the “best-ever” rhubarb and strawberry muffins I have ever had. With  a cup of green tea, yummy.  Enjoy.  Oh how I love spring!

BEST EVER RHUBARB/STRAWBERRY/PECAN MUFFINS

 2-cups whole wheat flour

1 ½ tsp baking powder

¼ cup oat bran

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

¾ cup chopped pecans

1 egg or substitute (1/4 applesauce + 1/2 tsp baking powder)

¼ cup grapeseed  oil

2 tsp orange zest

¾ cup orange juice

¼ cup liquid honey

¾ cups chopped rhubarb

¾ cups sliced strawberries (frozen or fresh)

1. In large  bowl combine flour, oat bran,  baking powder & soda, salt and  pecans.

2. In another bowl whisk egg, oil, orange zest,orange juice and honey.  Add to  flour mixture and stir until    moist and almost blended. Add rhubarb and  strawberries until just combined.

3. Put into muffin tins, fill to top.  Bake in preheated oven 25-30 minutes.

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