Apple Cinnamon Raisin Bran Muffins! (see recipe below)
Woah, baby, am I gonna be SORE tomorrow!! After work, I went to BodyPump, and apparently it decided it wanted to kick my butt. I don’t know what the deal was? I know it’s been almost a week since my last class, I didn’t up my weights, and all the tracks were the same. But for some reason, my muscles were a-shakin’ during tonight’s class and I can already feel the muscle fatigue! But that’s ok, it’ll be a good sore ;) Before class, I ran for about 20 minutes on the treadmill – I would give you my actual distance BUT, I accidentally hit the STOP button 7 minutes in, so I had to restart. UGH! I would have to guess maybe around 1.75 miles?
By the time I got home, I was absolutely ravenous and was like a tornado going through the kitchen. I think I ended up eating about 5 kashi crackers, a fork full of leftover bbq pulled chicken, and a couple pretzels before even stopping to decide on an actual dinner. YIKES! Luckily, I had a quick option available for me…leftover bbq chicken, thrown together to make a delicious BBQ Chicken Wrap :)
Mmmm, and the rest of my leftover roasted veggies. Looks like it’s time to get roastin’ again ;)
For my wrap, I started with a La Tortilla Factory whole wheat wrap (aka, DA BOMB), and filled ‘er up with a nice big ‘ol scoop of leftover BBQ Pulled Chicken, about 1/2 a wedge of the Laughing Cow Light Swiss Cheese, some romaine lettuce, and an extra drizzle of bbq sauce. I popped it in the micro for about 20 seconds just to get things cookin, and then I chowed :-D
After dinner, I decided to so a little baking! I’ve had this box of bran muffin mix from Hodgson Mill for a little while now, and decided to give it a whirl.
I wanted to “jazz up” my bran muffins a little bit, so I added in some chopped apple & golden raisins for my “fixins'” :)
(Cody was also helping me bake, as you can see…)
Sorry, this stuff was not going to photograph pretty! ;)
The recipe called for butter or vegetable oil, but I used canola. And instead of 2% milk, I used my almond milk. Here’s the final recipe!
Apple Cinnamon Raisin Bran Muffins
-1 box Hodgson Mill Bran Muffin Mix
-1 tbsp. canola oil
-1/2 cup Silk Pure Vanilla Almond Milk
-1/2 cup chopped apples & raisins
-Sprinkle & a Shake of cinnamon ;)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Combine muffin mix, canola oil, milk, egg, and cinnamon. Stir in apple & raisin fix-ins.
- Let the batter sit for 10 minutes.
- Line 6-7 muffin tins with liners or spray with cooking spray. Spoon batter into muffin cups.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
These babies had my kitchen smellin’ YUMMY! :-D I’m sure they’d be really yummy with chocolate chips or blueberries, which I may have to try next time. I think I’m going to have to get my hands on one of these before I sit down to watch my fave Wednesday night shows – Modern Family & Cougar Town!
Does anyone else watch Cougar Town??
(I know I’ve asked this before, but I need to know I’m not the only one sitting laughing hysterically at this show!) :-D