Kick off the day with this deliciously healthy breakfast idea.

  • Serves: 6 people
  • Prep time: 8 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Organic

    Apple Bran Muffins with Banana Smoothie

    Recipe Information

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    50g Oat Bran Flakes

    160g Self Raising Flour

    50g Caster Sugar

    ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon

    1 tsp Baking Powder

    230ml Pure Apple Juice

    1 x Medium Egg

    50g Creamy Butter Unsalted (Melted)

    2 x Fun Size Apples, cored and finely chopped

    For the smoothie:

    200g Blueberries

    1 x organic Banana, peeled and chopped

    8 tbsp Natural Yogurt 

    3 tbsp Grandessa Pure Clear Honey

    200ml Pure Orange Juice


    Pre-heat the oven 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5.

    To make the muffins:

    In a mixing bowl combine the flour, bran flakes, sugar, cinnamon and baking powder.

    Whisk the egg with the apple juice and the melted butter.

    Mix this into the flour mixture slowly to avoid going lumpy, then add the chopped apples.

    Spoon into muffin cases and bake for 25 minutes.

    To make the smoothie:

    In a liquidiser or food processor, add all the ingredients and blend to a smooth drink.

    Serve with the apple bran muffins.