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Makes 12-15 muffins (1/2 cup size)

2 cups oat bran

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon

2 eggs

½ cup yogurt

½ cup maple syrup

¼ cup olive oil

Zest from one orange (or 1 tablespoon)

1 apple, peeled and grated (about 1-1 ½ cups)

1 cup chopped dried, pitted prunes (1/4-inch pieces)

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Oil muffin tins and set aside.

Combine dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, which together egg, yogurt, maple syrup, oil and orange zest. Stir in grated apples and prunes.

Combine dry ingredients into wet ingredients and blend thoroughly. The mixture will be quite wet; set it aside and the mixture will thicken and make a more rounded muffin.

Spoon into the oiled muffin tins. Muffin cups should be no more than 2/3 full.

Bake in center of 400-degree oven for about 20 minutes. Using a butter knife, ease muffins from tins to cool on a wire rack.