Apple Pumpkin Muffins

Low in sugar and grain-free, these spiced pumpkin muffins, studded with apples and raisins, make for a healthy breakfast or snack!

By: Hillary Parker, HCTP Class of January 2014
Serves: 10-12 muffins
  • 1½ c. almond meal
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin spice
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ c. canned pumpkin
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 T pure maple syrup
  • 2 T coconut oil, melted
  • ½ apple, peeled & grated
  • ¼ c. golden raisins
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine almond meal, baking powder, pumpkin spice, and salt.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine pumpkin, eggs, syrup, and oil — whisk together.
  3. Add wet ingredients to the almond meal mixture. Stir to combine, then fold in the grated apple and raisins.
  4. Plop batter into a lined muffin pan.
  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes at 350F.
Add 1-2 additional Tablespoons of maple syrup for desired sweetness. These muffins freeze well.
A near-death experience as a young adolescent guided Hillary from a restrictive teen and curious culinarian to a wellness professional, health coach and blogger. Her blog, Nutrition Nut on the Run, focuses on living a healthful and joy-filled life through nourishing recipes, intuitive exercise, endorphin-inducing workouts, travel adventures, self-love, and all of the perfectly imperfect life stuffs in between. Find her on Instagram @HillontheRun.

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