If you are looking for a holiday treat this weekend, look no further. These pumpkin spiced muffins will set that stage for a healthy breakfast on what may or may not be a chilly weekend.
1 cup whole spelt flour
1/4 cup oat flour (or more spelt)
1 1/4 cups oat flakes
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1 apple (peeled, cored, and chopped)
3 eggs beaten (*3 tbsp flax meal + 10 tbsp of water beaten)
1/4 cup coconut (melted) or grapeseed oil
3/4 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup pumpkin puree (fresh or canned)
1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 350
Combine dry ingredients together and set aside.
In large mixing bowl, beat together oil and maple syrup until light and fluffy, then lightly beat in the eggs and vanilla. Fold in dry ingredients.
Add pumpkin and chopped apple and combine well.
Pour into prepared muffin tray and bake for ~25 minutes, or until a fork to the centre comes out clean.
As well as being an active yoga teacher, Jo-Anne is also passionate about all things food. As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist she prides herself on finding creative ways to maximize nutrition through healthy food preparation. She focuses on local, and whenever possible organic ingredients to nourish the body, mind and spirit. When she is not doing or teaching yoga, she will frequently be found in the kitchen either cooking or baking. This is of course when she’s not knitting, crocheting, playing ultimate frisbee, soccer or simply joking around having a good laugh.