Healthy & Simple Pumpkin Muffins

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Healthy & Simple Pumpkin Muffins

Healthy & Simple Pumpkin Muffins

Most muffins found at your local coffee shop are sugary, starchy and devoid of nutrients. This recipe for pumpkin muffins is full of protein and beta-carotene while still giving you the sweet flavor you’re looking for in a muffin.  

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 127 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut flour (find at natural foods store)
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned pureed pumpkin
  • 12 eggs, beaten
  • 6 Tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 24 pecans for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Oil muffin pans.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the coconut flour, spices, baking soda and salt.

  3. In another bowl, place the pumpkin puree then add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. 

  4. Add melted coconut, honey and vanilla and mix until well combined.

  5. Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture, blend with a whisk until most lumps have disappeared.

  6. Spoon into prepared muffin pan, filling each muffin 2/3 full. 

  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden.

  8. Place on wire rack to cool.

  9. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 127 calories, 7g fat, 230mg sodium, 11.7g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, and 5g protein. 

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