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Pumpkin Protein Muffins, Clean & Healthy

 

Happy Fall! Ahh. The crisp air, leaves turning over to hot pink and shades of orange, a warmth in the hearts of people, boots and hats, pumpkin and all the beautiful things that come with the season. There’s something so magical about this time of transition.

Fall really does show us the importance of letting go, setting intention, taking stock and renewing ourselves. More baths, more cooking, more books, more candles, more heartiness all around.

Enter these these bad boy pumpkin protein muffins. 

Packed with protein (10 grams per muffin) and gluten free, these muffins give you the perfect Fall muffin flavor with a balanced hit of sweetness to satisfy a sweet tooth. 

The perfect Fall morning muffin.

Take them with you on-the-go, on a road trip or eat as a pre or post workout quick bite. And if you get a sweet tooth and are watching your calories, add a dollop of cool whip on top, a shake of nutmeg and you’re golden!

Pumpkin is loaded with vitamins and minerals, is anti-inflammatory and helps alkalize the bodies pH levels.

Ok, let’s get to the goods. These are super simple to make and so tasty, even the raw batter is good. If you’re looking for more healthy recipes, I’ve posted more below for you! Enjoy this new family staple and drop a comment below how they turned out!

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Pumpkin Protein Muffins Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1 cup gluten free oats
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or cake batter protein powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup egg whites
  • 1 -14 oz- can pure pumpkin 
  • 1/4 cup honey (if you want them sweeter, make it 1/2 cup)

Spices

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice 
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • *Optional – collagen peptides – I use Vital Proteins everyday 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350, spray 12 muffin cups with non stick cooking spray (I use coconut oil spray)
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl
  3. Add mix to muffin cups with a spoon, should fill to the top
  4. Bake 25 minutes or until center is baked through & enjoy

 

Makes 12

Macronutrients in one muffin

154 calories | fat 4.5g | carbs 19g | protein 10g

 

 

Protein Muffins

My review of the Pumpkin Protein Muffins

I love them because they’re light and not too sweet. They have the perfect hint of sweetness and are a healthier option for me to eat over a super sweet pumpkin bar or piece of pumpkin pie. I can bring these to Thanksgiving, take them on the go with me or eat for a morning snack and it makes me feel all the Fall feels and rock my health at the same time!

If you loved this healthy muffin, here are some more recipes I think you’d love:

Dark Chocolate Cherry Chia Energy Bites + Yummy Apple Cups  + No Bake Chocolate Chip Gut Healthy Balls

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5 comments

  1. Melanie, macronutrients are posted!

  2. If I’m pouring egg whites from the carton, how much would 12 be measured?

  3. Can you please let me know the Macros for this Pumpkin muffin recipe… Calories, Fat, sugar, protein, fiber…

    Thanks,
    Melanie

  4. J, a scoop is from the scoop within the protein powder container:)

  5. How much is a “scoop” of protein powder.