This recipe is the result of combining a great-tasting, high-fat scone with a decent-tasting, good-for-you scone. The result is, fortunately, a great-tasting scone that is high in nutrients and low in fat and calories. The primary nutritional benefits come from the bran, whole wheat flour and bananas, boosted by some protein from the milk and [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]
I have always loved the combination of cranberry and orange flavors in bread and muffins. The cranberry orange quick bread recipe that I used for years called for more oil (in the form of butter) than I wanted and contained no whole grains. This modified version of a similar recipe replaces some of the oil [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]
This is a nut-free variation of my Cranberry Orange Walnut Bread, created specifically for my son, who won’t eat any bread with nuts. He’s not allergic, thankfully, but he can’t—or won’t—keep them down, so we don’t even try anymore. Muffins are easier to serve to children anyway.
Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients; [click headline for more — or photo in Facebook]