Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Low Carb Pumpkin Muffins

The Holiday Season is officially upon us.  Who are we kidding? "Weight gain season" is officially upon us.
I found a recipe for some yummmy low carb pumpkin muffins. Just because you are trying to stay fit does not mean that you can't enjoy a sweet treat every now and then!

Here's what you need...

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

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Oil muffin pans.
In a medium bowl, combine the coconut flour, spices, baking soda and salt.
In another bowl, place the pumpkin puree then add the eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Add melted coconut, honey and vanilla and mix until well combined.
Add the flour mixture to the pumpkin mixture, blend with a whisk until most lumps have disappeared.
Spoon into prepared muffin pan, filling each muffin 2/3 full. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden.
Place on wire rack to cool.

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


Enjoy!

2 comments:

  1. ohh..... I love pumpkin SOOOOOO much!!!

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  2. 3 Researches REVEAL How Coconut Oil Kills Waist Fat.

    The meaning of this is that you literally burn fat by eating Coconut Fats (including coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 studies from big medical magazines are sure to turn the conventional nutrition world around!

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