Sunday, July 24, 2011

Dukan Orange Creme Vanilla Oat Bran Muffins

HE SAID: Good, just not a muffin guy.
SHE SAID: Yum!  I think I like these better than the chocolate ones and I'm a chocoholic!

Orange Creme Vanilla Oat Bran Muffins
Found this recipe on  Can you tell it's one of our favorite sites?!  We changed it a bit since we had a container of Yoplait Non-fat Orange Creme yogurt expiring soon.  Probably more sugar than we need, but the recipe only uses about 1/2 the container.

These smelled so yummy and orange creamsicle like when mixing and baking.  We also substituted 2 of the oat bran tablespoons for 2 tablespoons of wheat bran.  As mentioned in a previous post, we baked our chocolate oat bran muffins with all oat bran and one batch with oat bran and wheat bran and the wheat bran seems to help it be more "cake like".  Lastly, we increased the orange extract and added vanilla extract to intensify the flavors.

We will be trying the Key Lime Pie yogurt in this recipe also (minus the orange extract).

Prep Time: less than 10 minutes
Bake Time: 15-18 minutes

6 T. oat bran
2 T. wheat bran
1 t. baking powder
2 t. natural sweetener
1 T. sugarfree vanilla pudding powder
1/2 c. egg whites
5 T. nonfat Orange Creme yogurt (Yoplait)
1 1/2 t. pure orange extract
1/2 t. pure vanilla extract

Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.  Add yogurt and eggs and whisk until smooth.  Add orange extract and mix.  Pour batter into muffin pan (we use baking cups for easier clean up).  Bake at 350 degree Fahrenheit for 15-18 minutes.  Eat while warm.  For your extras, pop them in the microwave on medium high heat for 20 seconds and they will taste almost fresh out of the oven!  (Hint, if you're in Consolidation or Stabilization and your celebration meal includes chewy type cookies, heat them in the microwave!)



  1. hello, can i have these in the cruise phase?

    1. Hi Molly: If you're being strict with Dukan, save them for Consolidation since the yogurt has a small amount of orange juice concentrate. We ate them often during Cruise and still lost weight...but we were also doing Zumba 5 days per week for 45 minutes each time.

      The lemon and key lime ones we've made are definitely allowed during Cruise.

      Good luck with your Dukan journey!