Meatless Monday: Spicy Whole Grain and Raisin Muffins

Welcome to another Meatless Monday! This week’s recipe is for Spicy Whole Grain and Raisin Muffins. These hearty muffins are delicious hot with cream cheese! This recipe is adapted from an original recipe at

Spicy Whole Wheat and Raisin Muffins


2 cups whole wheat flower

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp.ground cloves

1/2 tsp. sea salt

1/2 cup raisins

1/4 cup honey

1 egg, beaten

1 cup buttermilk

3 tbsp. canola oil


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, salt and raisins.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together milk, honey, oil and egg.

Make a well in the dry ingredients and add the liquid ingredients. Stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.

Fill greased muffin pans so that each cup is half full. Bake for 15 minutes.

Cool the muffins on a wire rack. Makes 12 to 16 muffins.


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