Kristen's Recipes


Title:   Applesauce Pumpkin Muffins
Category:   Breads - Clean (Only natural/organic ingredients), Vegetarian
From:   Eat Clean Diet
1 c old-fashioned oatmeal- not instant
1/2 c unsweetened applesauce
1/2 c canned pumpkin
2 large egg whites & 1 yolk- lightly beaten
2 T + 1 t olive oil
1 T double-acting baking powder
1/2 t baking soda
1 t cinnamon
1/4 t ground nutmeg
1 t pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c milk or milk alternative or apple juice
1/2 c amaranth or quinoa flour or other flour
1/4 c whole-wheat flour
1/4 c maple sugar flakes
1/2 c dried cranberries or raisins- optional
Directions:   Preheat oven to 375F. Line muffin pan with paper or silicon liners or coat with cooking spray. Combine oatmeal, pumpkin, applesauce, juice or milk, eggs and oil. Mix until all ingredients are blended. Measure and mix all dry ingredients. Make a well in the center and pour wet ingredients into dry. Add dried fruit if using. Mix until dry ingredients are just moistened. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

If you don't have pumpkin, you can use sweet potato. Simply microwave the sweet potato and let cool. Remove the skin and mash the flesh.
Makes:   12 muffins