Low-fat whole wheat apple muffins with hemp heart topping

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


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


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.