Enjoy this salad along-side a green salad for lunch or as a side with dinner.Â This salad packs perfectly to enjoy for lunch at school or work!
We know how hard it is to ensure you and your family are enjoying a healthy lifestyle that includes whole grains. Every Tuesday we will release a #TrainWithGrainsTip that will help you include whole grains into your healthy lifestyle.
Our tip this week is:
This fall, choose corn to be your comfort food! Try creating some delicious food using Ontario cornmeal. When buying cornmeal, check the ingredient list for the words â€śwhole corn.â€ť This way, you know the product is whole grain â€“ meaning all three parts of the grain are included: the bran, the germ and the endosperm to ensure your getting all the beneficial nutrients from the grains.
Be sure to read our other #TrainWithGrainsTip from this fall to learn more ways to include whole grains into your lifestyle!
Enjoy these savoury muffins with soups, stews, salads or chili!
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 Tbsp baking powder
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 3 Tbsp sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 3 Tbsp oil
- 2 Tbsp minced chives
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- In a bowl, combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, cayenne pepper and sugar. Stir in the minced chives.
- In a separate bowl, stir together the egg, buttermilk and oil.
- Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients. Stir until combined.
- Pour into muffin tins. Bake for 15 minutes or until done. Cool on a rack. Store muffins in an air-tight container.
Recipe makes 10 muffins
Nutritional Analysis (per muffin):
4 g of protein
28 g of carbuhydrate
1 g of fiber
5.6 gram of total fat
168 mg of sodium
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