An Apple a Day Muffins

12 muffins

Serving Size:
1 muffins

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian
  • Heart Healthy


  • 12 muffin papers
  • 1-1/2 cups raw apple
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups all purpose white flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400° F and place muffin papers in muffin pan. peel and cut apple into small pieces.
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Add sugar, oil and water; mix well. Add vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  4. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture. Batter will be lumpy. Fold in apple pieces.
  5. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full. Mix remaining 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon with 1 teaspoon sugar. Sprinkle on top of muffins.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Helpful hints

  • Try freezing leftover muffins and reheating in the microwave for 30 to 60 seconds for a quick snack.
  • Sugar can be replaced with Splenda® sugar-free sweetener. Be aware muffins will not rise as high and may cook 3 to 5 minutes faster than the recipe’s expected baking time.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 228

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 31 g

Fat 10 g

Cholesterol 31 mg

Sodium 118 mg

Potassium 48 mg

Phosphorus 35 mg

Calcium 12 mg

Fiber 1.0 g

Added Sugar 17 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 2 fat
  • 1 high calorie

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