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Pumpkin-Quinoa Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Pumpkin-Quinoa Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Pumpkin-Quinoa Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ohgodwhat

Makes 12 servings



The quinoa and canned pumpkin make these muffins very moist. The dominate flavor is pumpkin, but there?s also a subtle nuttiness from the quinoa, which also gives the muffins a protein boost. The raisins and walnuts add just the right amount of texture and crunch.

Recipe Ingredients for Pumpkin-Quinoa Muffins

1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
4 tbsp butter
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Recipe Directions for Pumpkin-Quinoa Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F

  2. Coat muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray or line muffins cups.

  3. Combine all ingredients in mixing bowl; blend well.

  4. Pour batter evenly into muffin tins.

  5. Bake for 35-40 minutes until muffins are cooked through.

  6. Allow to cool before enjoying.

  7. Makes 12 muffins

Categories

Breads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 50.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
163
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
133mg
6%
Potassium
197mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
23.0g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
8.7g
Protein
3.6g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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