These muffins introduce you to hemp hearts, a great made-in-Manitoba product. Loaded with protein and omega-3 and -6, they’re yummy paired with a guilt-free whole wheat muffin! Use your leftover hemp hearts as a crunchy topping on salads or in your morning smoothie.
Recipe Beth Jacob. Food Styling Kari Wardrop. Photography Jerry Grajewski.

Recipe Beth Jacob. Food Styling Kari Wardrop. Photography Jerry Grajewski.

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  • 12Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • Hemp heart topping
  • 1/2 cup hemp hearts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line or lightly grease muffin tin.

For hemp heart topping: In small bowl stir together all ingredients. Set aside.

In large bowl combine flours, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add apples, tossing to coat. In small bowl combine eggs, yogurt and applesauce; stir together. Using spoon, stir wet ingredients into dry, being careful not to overmix. Spoon batter into muffin tin and top generously with hemp heart topping. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.