Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Makes 12

 

½ cup olive-oil based margerine

½ cup unsweetened applesauce

½ cup organic coconut palm sugar

egg whites

1 banana

1 cup pure pumpkin, canned

1 tsp baking soda

2 tbsps hot water

½ tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

1 cup whole wheat flour or ground oat flour

½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

1/4 mini dark chocolate chips (optional)

 

• Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 

• Mix margarine, applesauce and coconut sugar together

• Blend in egg whites (or 1 egg) and mashed banana

• Dissolve baking soda in hot water and add to egg white/banana mixture

• Combine dry ingredients and stir into other mixture

• Add chocolate chips

 

Bake for 20 mins or until toothpick comes out clean

 

Nutrition Info (per muffin):

Cals: 170; Fat: 9 g; Carbs: 25 g; Protein: 3 g

 

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