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Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

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Sneak some extra veggies into these easy Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins! With just a hint of sweetness and a little bit of cheesiness, these cornbread muffins will soon be a new kid-favorite in your household. Freeze extra to have on hand for a quick lunchbox addition or dinner pairing.

Nutrition Tip: Calcium, magnesium, zinc, and phosphorus are minerals that play an important role in maintaining healthy bones. Broccoli contains all four of these nutrients!

Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins

Sneak some extra veggies into these easy Broccoli Cheddar Cornbread Muffins!

Yield: 12 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup 1% milk
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped steamed broccoli
  • 3/4 cups shredded lowfat Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside
  2. Mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt together in large bowl. Whisk in eggs, milk and melted butter. Fold in broccoli and cheese.
  3. Spoon into prepared muffin cups, filling ¾ full. Bake 13-15 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  4. Let cool 1 minute, then remove from pan to cool completely.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 181Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 75mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gSugar: 10gProtein: 6g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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