Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins

We had a halloween party at our gym last weekend and I wanted to make something delicious but not too sweet. Because I knew there would be a lot of dessert and candy to go around. So I decided on a pumpkin muffin with a little bit of icing on top. They turned out PERFECT. Definitely the right amount of sweetness. You can eat a whole one without making yourself sick.

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Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Mixed Berry Muffins

Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Mixed Berry Muffins

As I was baking away in the kitchen over the weekend making lots of pumpkin and persimmon cookies for Christmas Day, I thought, what healthy treat can I make to kick off the new year? I love cookies and I'm getting pretty good at baking with gluten free flours, so I decided on a healthy breakfast muffin. I typically train in the morning so I'm looking forward to having this as my pre workout boost. Why sweet potato and quinoa? Well, why not? I'd seen a lot of quinoa muffins circling the internet and it seemed like such a great substitute to traditional oatmeal. And I'd been putting pumpkin and persimmon puree in EVERYTHING, so why not try something different with a similar consistency, like pureed sweet potatoes. Plus, I already had both of them cooked and in my fridge thanks to my most recent order from Trifecta. 

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Chocolate Banana Mini Muffins (with PR3 Protein)

Chocolate Banana Mini Muffins (with PR3 Protein)

What's better than a chocolate banana mini muffin? How about a chocolate banana mini muffin with a dose of protein! Made with PR3 Protein from PurePharma these muffins are so tasty and so healthy! I make these in the evening and grab a couple when I leave the house in the morning. They're great for breakfast or post workout.

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