Phase 4 – Chia Muffins

Ingredients

1 tbsp ground chia seed

1 ½  cups whole wheat flour

2 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp nutmeg

2 tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

15 oz canned pumpkin

¼ cup canola oil

2 tbsp agave nectar

1 tbsp vanilla

¾ cup chopped walnuts

¼ cup water or no sugar added apple juice

1 cup firmly packed fresh apple, peeled and grated (5 ½ ounces by weight, grate apple on large hole side)

 Directions

Pre-heat oven to 350°F. Combine first 6 dry ingredients and mix with wire whisk. In separate bowl combine pumkin, canola oil, agave nectar, vanilla and walnuts, water, mix and then fold into dry ingredients. Fold in fresh grated apple. Scoop into paper cups in muffin tins and bake for 33-35 minutes.

 Nutritional Info

1 muffin

Calories 150   sat fat 1g   sodium 270mg   fiber 3g  sugars 4g   protein 3g

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