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Nutritional Recipes

Sunshine Muffins

Written by COA Nutrition Team On May 24, 2019

Prepare to be obsessed with these easy Summer flavored Pumpkin Muffins that are so soft and fluffy, super moist and packed with healthy nutrients!

No Fall flavors here, your kids will never know there are veggies hidden in these little pieces of sunshine!

INGREDIENTS

  • 24 standard cupcake liners
  • 2 cup of whole wheat pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon of baking soda
  • ¼ of teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¾ cup of canned  pumpkin
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup of plain yogurt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • ¼ tablespoon of olive oil
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seed kernels

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda into a mixing bowl; add salt, stir.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients, except pumpkin seeds.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet and mix gently until just barely mixed together.
  5. Place an even amount of batter into each muffin cup, sprinkle each with pumpkin seeds.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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Planning Ahead Tip of the Month

Freezer meals make your night easier!

You won’t believe how easy this cooking method is! You dump all the raw ingredients into a freezer bag and pop it in the freezer. On cooking day, you add the contents of the bag and maybe a little water or broth to your slow cooker and then just let it do its thing! The prep day is a little long and messy but the benefit of having so much of the work done is very worth it.

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