Diabetic Cooking


Honey-wheat muffins

Preparation time: 7 minutes. Cooking time: 15 minutes.


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 egg whites, beaten slightly
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Nonstick cooking spray


Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and wet ingredients in a separate bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry and stir just until combined. Spray muffin tins (12 muffin cups total) with nonstick cooking spray. Using a large spoon or small ladle, fill muffin cups approximately O full. Bake in oven for approximately 15 minutes, until muffin tops spring back when touched in the center.

Yield: 12 servings. Serving size: 1 muffin.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 99, Carbohydrates: 15 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 240 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1/2 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.