Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

You may have read our educational posts about setting up a gluten-free pantry — which will help you have the ingredients on hand for these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip muffins that avoid many of the common food allergies! In general, as we have said in other posts,   one of the hardest parts about beginning to eat in a new way is changing your entire lifestyle and relationship with food. One of the things we know people miss most? Baked goods. What could be better than smelling delicious baked things and then eating them fresh? So, here is our recipe for pumpkin-y, chocolatey goodness. Enjoy!

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Easy pumpkin muffins that will be sure to impress your senses and guests.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 24 muffins
Ingredients
  • 3 C GF flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoon potato starch
  • 2 ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ C applesauce
  • 1 C sugar
  • ½ C date paste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 C pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ginger zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 12 oz. chocolate chips
  • 1 C. chopped walnuts
  • 4 eggs (room temperature)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line 2 muffin pans with muffin tins.
  3. Combine flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, ground ginger, potato starch, and baking soda in a bowl. Set aside.
  4. Mix applesauce, sugar, and date paste until blended.
  5. Add pumpkin puree.
  6. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs together, then pour into the sugar mixture.
  7. Add the ginger and lemon zest to the puree mix.
  8. Slowly fold in the flour mixture.
  9. Fold in the walnuts and the chocolate chips.
  10. Pour into lined muffin pan.
  11. Bake for 20-25 min.
  12. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  13. Enjoy!

 

About the Author:

Professional by day and fun-loving foodie by night. She and her husband live in Southern California with their dog Riggins. Ashley’s skills in the kitchen, her love for understanding food, and ability to write in complete sentences shines through in the blogs that she writes.

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