Sunday, January 25, 2009

Whole Grain Pumpkin Muffins

More whole grain goodness today. These pumpkin muffins are a delicious way to incorporate some wonderful nutrients into your diet without adding a lot of calories. With the chocolate chips they average out to around 150 calories apiece. Without, they're right around 115 calories each.

Whole Grain Pumpkin Muffins

1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 cup oat flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Mix dry ingredients together and set aside.

1 egg plus 1/4 cup egg substitute (Egg Beaters)
3/4 cup skim milk
1/2 cup fat free sour cream
1/2 of a 15 oz can of pumpkin (just a bit under a cup)
1 tsp vanilla
1 TBSP canola oil
1 3/4 cup Splenda

Whisk wet ingredients and Splenda together.

Combine wet with dry ingredients, stirring just to moisten. Stir in 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (optional.)Spray 12-cupcake baking tin with cooking spray and divide mixture amongst cups.Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 23 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool in tin for 5 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

2 comments:

MsBrownBird said...

I made these a while ago, but I just wanted to let you know they were awesome! I don't usually even like pumpkin, but I ate these happily for at least a month. =)

Mags @ the Other Side of 50 said...

Thanks for the feedback MsBrownBird!