Pumpkin Flax Chocolate Chip Muffins

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This morning, I dropped my coffee pot on the kitchen floor. It rolled around on its side by my feet, and for a sleepy hopeful second I thought, ‘whew, it survived!’

Then it cracked into two pieces. Happy Monday!

My stockpile of frozen coffee cubes saved the day, along with the healthy pumpkin flax chocolate chip muffins I baked last night.

Pumpkin packs some impressive health benefits. These pumpkin muffins are a frankenstein concoction I adapted from several recipes around the web.

They’re made with oat flour — I make my own by blending old fashioned rolled oats in my Magic Bullet until they’re a flour consistency — and lightly sweetened with brown sugar and semi-sweet mini chocolate chips. They’re packed with fiber, vitamins, and omega-3 (the ‘good’ fat) making them perfect for a grab-and-go breakfast with fruit and coffee.

Pumpkin Flax Chocolate Chip Muffins

  • Servings: 9-11 medium muffins
  • Difficulty: easy
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Pumpkin Flax Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 14oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup oat flour (or old fashioned oats blended until flour consistency)
  • 1/3 cup ground flax
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tbs. brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbs. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F) and spray a muffin tin with nonstick cooking spray. 2. Mix pumpkin puree and applesauce in a mixing bowl. Add dry ingredients and stir until well combined. 3. Fold in walnuts and chocolate chips. 4. Spoon mixture into muffin tin. 4. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

About Keira Lennox

I’m a small town girl from the sunshine state with an affinity for bookstores, beauty counters and unfussy style.

I spend my days running my flower shop, and my nights blogging about what I love and what I wear.

(Or watching Netflix and drinking wine.)

29 thoughts on “Pumpkin Flax Chocolate Chip Muffins

  1. I had a brownie from the yoga studio I attend and they used apple sauce and oat flour too AND IT WAS AN AMAZING BROWNIE! <3 I need to try this ASAP.

    1. I like to bake things on Sunday while I’m relaxing at home, then I have a little stockpile for the week. :) I need to try some recipes that I can freeze for later; if I find some good ones I’ll post them!

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