paleo pumpkin muffins.

I awoke this morning to a thunderstorm, a hungry family, and a strong yearning for pumpkin muffins.  It is September after all! After putting Kinsley down for her morning nap I quickly grabbed my paleo essentials and got to work!

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For those of you who haven’t heard of coconut oil cooking spray, well now ya do!! It’s amazing! I get mine at Whole Foods, and it seems to last forever!

Baking paleo tends to take more time, effort, and… money. So when I decide to make a recipe I double the batch, freeze half, and eat the rest throughout the week.  My recipe for paleo pumpkin muffins is a winner, tried and true.  Here it goes….

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

In a bowl, combine the following:

1/2 cup sifted coconut flour (I buy mine at Native Sun, Whole Foods carries it as well)

5 eggs

1 cup pure pumpkin puree (Now’s the time to stock up, it’s cheap and in season)

1/4 cup melted coconut oil (Adam and I keep our coconut oil in a glass jar, and heat the jar when we need “liquid” oil)

1/4 cup raw honey (I just fill the same measuring cup that I used for the coconut oil… it’s already greased so the honey just slips out without a mess)

2 TBSP pumpkin pie spice

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp baking soda

(If you want a larger batch, just double all the ingredients)

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I then spray my muffin tin with my coconut oil cooking spray and fill each muffin 3/4 full with batter.  If you have empty muffin tins, just fill with a splash of water so all the muffins cook evenly.

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Pop them in the oven for 15-18 minutes, or until the centers of the muffins are fully cooked… and… voila!

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Your house smells simply divine, and you can chow down with the knowledge that you are fueling your body with the right stuff! Enjoy!!!

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