Healthy Recipes: Pumpkin Muffins

by Health News

Healthy Recipes: Pumpkin MuffinsThis muffin recipe is easy and fun, allowing you to experiment with aromatic spices along with that wonder-food, pumpkin! And each muffin is packed with nutrients like Vitamin A and Iron along with plenty of fiber.


  • 1 cup grain (Hodgson Mill® Multi hot cereal)
  • 1 cup white flour (unbleached)
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice (cake spice or cinnamon)
  • 1 tsp mahleb
  • 1/2 cup sugar (unrefined, raw)
  • 1 cup apple (shredded with skin)
  • 1 cup pumpkin (canned)
  • 1/2 cup rice milk (vanilla)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake paper cups.
  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in 1 bowl. Either sift together or toss gently with a whisk. Combine remaining ingredients well in another bowl. Carefully stir the 2 together.
  3. When well combined, distribute about 1/4 cup of the batter in each cupcake cup.
  4. Bake 10 minutes, rotate 180 degrees (makes a more even rise), bake another 10 minutes.
  5. Alternative add-ins: Carrot, raisin, banana, nuts, other dried fruit, zucchini.

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