Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffin

These Pumpkin Raisin Flax Muffins are packed with fiber and protein! The are a great on the go meal for the “Game On Diet”, two small muffins, half a piece of fruit and a few veggie sticks make up a complete “Game On” meal on the go!

 

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup whole wheat flour (add a little more if the mixture seems too wet)
  • ½ cup ground flaxseed *
  • 1 ½ tsp.  baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup low fat ricotta cheese
  • 1/8 cup maple syrup
  • 1/8 cup agave syrup
  • 1 ¾ cups pumpkin pureé *
  • 1 large egg + 2 egg whites
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp. vanilla
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup walnuts

Prep:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl then slowly mix in the wet ingredients, don’t over stir. Add the raisins and walnuts last. Spoon batter into muffin cups. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.

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