INGREDIENTS

Add mashed banana to muffins to reduce the amount of added sugar required. Wholemeal flour packs fibre into the muffins to keep you fuller for longer.

Each serving provides 140kcal, 3g protein, 15g carbohydrates (of which 8g sugars), 7g fat (of which 3.5g saturates), 3g fibre and 0.4g salt.

Cakes and baking

Buyer's guide

Bran is available in health food shops and supermarkets.

Storage

Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.

Preparation

As it contains high levels of fibre and Vitamin B, bran is used as a dietary supplement and added to breads and breakfast cereals. It is also used in soups, fish stews, pastry, and cakes.