Dakota Pumpkin Muffins

Posted on October 15, 2007. Filed under: Recipes |

PumpkinsPumpkins(Flax seed and Whole wheat) 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

1 ½ cup whole wheat flour

½ cup ground flax seed

2 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. cloves

1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp salt

1 cup chopped nuts

Optional:  ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 

Mix the dry ingredients together. 

2 cups pumpkin

½ cup plain yogurt

¾ cup honey

1 tsp. molasses

2 eggs 

Beat the eggs and mix together with other wet ingredients.  Mix the wet and dry ingredients together.  Place in greased muffin tins.   Bake for 20-25 minutes until dry to an inserted toothpick. 

Makes approximately 15 muffins. 

Nutrient Analysis:  (each muffin)Calories- 240 Carbohydrates- 34 Protein- 6 grams Dietary fiber- 5 grams Total fat- 11 grams Polyunsaturated fat- 6 grams 2 starch and 2 fat exchanges 

Recipe used with permission from “Flaxseed:  Agriculture to Health” by Jane U. Edwards, PH.D, LRD  Nutrition Specialist 


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