Applesauce Pumpkin Muffins!
1 cup oatmeal ( not instant)
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
2 tbsp canola oil
2 large egg whites + 1 yolk, lightly beaten
1 tbsp double acting baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/2 cup milk or milk alternative or apple juice
1/2 cup quinoa flour or flour of choice
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup dried raisins or cranberries ( optional)
1. Preheat over to 375 F/190. Line muffin pan with paper or silicon liners or coat with cooking spray.
2. Combine oatmeal, pumpkin, applesauce, juice or milk, eggs and oil. Mix until all ingredients are blended.
3. 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 ingredients are just moistened. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake 15-20 min or until lightly browned on top.
Makes 12 Muffins
*Alternative* If you dont have pumpkin you can use yams. Microwave yams and let cool. Remove skin and mash the flesh. Measure out the same quantity as pumpkin.