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Three Healthy Pumpkin Muffins stacked on each other.

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Soft, moist and delicious pumpkin muffins made with oat flour, no dairy or eggs! Each muffin has about 145 calories. 

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword muffins, pumpkin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Total Time 31 minutes
Servings 10 muffins
Calories 145 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice see note
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling!
  • 1/4 cup oil vegetable, canola, coconut
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray muffin pan with non-stick oil spray or line with baking cups. Set aside.
  2. Place old-fashioned oats in a blender and blend until fine and the texture of flour. Place oat flour in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add baking soda, baking powder, salt and pumpkin spice and whisk well.
  4. Add pumpkin puree, vanilla, oil, milk and vinegar. Mix well.
  5. Divide batter among muffin cups. You may end up with two cups empty.
  6. Bake in 375 degrees F oven for 7 minutes. Do not open the oven but lower the temperature to 350 degrees F. Set timer for 14 minutes more. Remove muffins from oven and cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Baking powder should be made with baking soda and cream of tartar, and be free of starch. You can find DIY recipes online. Baking soda is gluten-free and if you are adding chocolate chips to the muffins, make sure they are gluten-free as well. 

For a homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice mix, check out my recipe: https://www.crunchycreamysweet.com/homemade-pumpkin-pie-spice/ .

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Pumpkin Muffins (Gluten-Free, Vegan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 152mg7%
Potassium 149mg4%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 4765IU95%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.