Heat oven to 400°F. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper baking cups. In large bowl, combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, chives, baking powder, lemon peel, basil and salt; mix well.
Add milk, margarine and egg; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened. Fill greased muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake at 400°F. for 13 to 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately remove from pans. Serve warm.