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Living Well Eating Smart #52

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9 Recipe from Taste of Home ® . For other apple-inspired recipes, visit http://www.rainierfruit.com. CRUNCHY APPLE MUFFINS Serves: 12 Serving Size: 1 mufn INGREDIENTS: Muffins 1½ cups white whole wheat our ½ cup Big Y ® sugar 2 teaspoons Big Y ® baking powder ½ teaspoon Big Y ® ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon Big Y ® salt 1 large Big Y ® egg (NuVal ® Score – 56) ½ cup Big Y ® fat free milk (NuVal ® Score – 100) 2 tablespoons Big Y ® butter, melted 1 cup chopped Lady Alice ® Apples (NuVal ® Score – 96) Topping ¼ cup granola 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts (NuVal ® Score – 84) 1 tablespoon Big Y ® brown sugar ½ teaspoon Big Y ® ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons Big Y ® fat free milk (NuVal ® Score – 100) DIRECTIONS: u Preheat oven to 375°F. u Line mufn tin with 12 baking cups. u In a large bowl, combine our, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. u In another bowl, beat together egg, milk and butter. u Add wet mixture to dry ingredients and stir until just moistened. Fold in apples. u Scoop mixture into prepared baking cups, lling about 2 / 3 full. u For topping, combine granola, walnuts, brown sugar, cinnamon and milk. Sprinkle evenly over mufns. u Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. u Cool for 5 minutes before removing mufns from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories 135, Total Fat 3.5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium 160 mg, Carbohydrates 22 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 4 g CHEW SLOWLY AND EAT SMALL FREQUENT MEALS 2 Some digestive issues are solely caused by eating too much food in too little time. Instead of feeling overstuffed, listen to body cues and chew food thoroughly to ensure you're not eating more food than your body can easily handle. Incorporating 4-5 smaller meals throughout the day versus 2-3 larger meals may assist in alleviating issues like heartburn, too. BE ACTIVE 3 Regular physical activity can also help to keep food moving through your digestive tract. Simple activities such as taking a short 10 minute walk after eating or stretching can do the trick. While the current Dietary Guidelines recommend adults take part in at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of physical activity each week, it's important to note that adults who participate in any amount of physical activity gain health benets. So no matter how much you're able to do, get that body moving! According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, an estimated 60-70 million Americans are affected by digestive disease. Digestive diseases range from irritable bowel syndrome and celiac disease to peptic ulcers and acid reflux. Click here to print recipe

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