• 1½ cups white whole flour
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. kosher/flaky salt
  • ½ tsp. baking powder 
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup pure pumpkin puree
  • ⅓ cup shredded carrots
  • ½ sugar
  • ¼ cup applesauce
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp. fresh ginger, minced
  • ¼ cup pepitas
  • 1½ tsp. sugar

30 minutes

8 muffins

  • Amount: 1 muffin
  • Calories: 240
  • Fat (g): 9
  • Sodium (mg): 333
  • Carb (g): 36
  • Fiber (g): 2
  • Protein (g): 4

  • Whisk together the flour, spice, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, pumpkin, carrots, ginger, applesauce, and sugar. Slowly add oil, whisking continuously.
  • Add half of dry mixture to egg mixture. Fold to fully incorporate. Repeat with remaining dry mixture. Do not overmix.
  • Line muffin tins with papers. Evenly divide batter among tins. Sprinkle pepitas over batter, lightly pressing in if needed. Sprinkle sugar over muffins.
  • Bake at 350'F for 18-20 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean in the middle. Can be stored at room temperature for a few days.

These seasonal muffins are packed with both flavor and great nutrition to fuel your morning. Pumpkins provide tons of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that fights inflammation and may help prevent diseases. White whole wheat flour provides the same lightness as white flour, but with all the health benefits of whole wheat flour. Find it in the baking isle with the other flours.