Pumpkin Spice Muffins
There's no better way to wake up to the world on a cold winters day than by munching into warm Pumpkin Spice Muffins. It's a perfect on-the-go snack!
- 3 cups whole wheat flour
- 3 tbsp flax meal
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ginger
- 1/4 tsp mace
- 1/4 tsp cloves
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 cups grated carrots
- 1 apple peeled, cored and grated
- 1 pear peeled, cored and grated
- 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
- 1/2 cup chopped nuts pecan, walnut, or hazelnut
- 1/2 cup dried coconut
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup whole oats
- 1 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
In a large bowl mix together flour, flax, sugar, baking soda, spices, and salt.
Stir in carrot, dried fruit, nuts, coconut, pear and apple.
In a medium bowl soak oatmeal in pumpkin, milk, beaten eggs, canola oil and vanilla.
Stir into flour mixture until batter is just combined.
Pour batter into a well-greased muffin tin and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 9.3g | Fat: 17.6g | Saturated Fat: 2.9g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 350mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 5.2g | Sugar: 27.1g | Calcium: 350mg | Iron: 4mg