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Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Sugarless and Flourless Pumpkin Raisin Muffins

Updated on June 23, 2015
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One Healthy Breakfast at a Time

Why start your day with a healthy breakfast when there are so many other cheap, tasty treats available? Good question! Last year I started my journey of letting go of my sugar addiction. Little did I know that one year later I would be 40lbs lighter with a clear mind and a ton more energy! I found that letting go of sugar affected positive changes in my mind and body.

Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

It never seemed to matter how often I heard this little statement. I spent most of my life skipping breakfast all together! According to countless nutritionists, starting your day with a healthy breakfast kicks starts your metabolism and gives your brain much needed nutrition first thing in the morning.

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Muffin Cook Time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 6 servings
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Ingredients for Muffins

  • 12 tablespoons (6 oz) oat bran
  • 6 tablespoons (3 oz) wheat bran
  • 12 oz canned pumpkin
  • 6 eggs
  • 12 tablesoons (6 oz) raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, (optional)
  • 3/4 cup slenda, (to taste)
  • 6 tablespoons (3 oz) chia seeds, (optional)
  • 6 teaspoons flaxseed meal, (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

Preparation and Baking Instructions

  1. Mix all dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, crack open and beat 6 eggs.
  3. Add eggs to the dry mixture. Stir thoroughly.
  4. Add pumpkin to the large bowl and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add raisins and mix thoroughly.
  6. Fill muffin pan or mold to the top.
  7. Bake for approximately 30 minutes on 350 degrees F.
  8. Muffins are dense in texture with a crispy crust when finished.

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The Heath Benefits of Cinnamon

  1. Cancer Prevention
  2. Blood Sugar Regulation
  3. Reduce Arthritis Pain
  4. Lower Cholesterol
  5. Natural Food Preserver
  6. High in Nutrients
  7. Migraine and Headache Relief
  8. Boosts Cognitive Function and Memory
  9. Helps Reduce Blood Clotting
  10. Helps Prevent Yeast Infections

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Muffin Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts
Calories 425
Calories from Fat135
% Daily Value *
Fat 15 g23%
Saturated fat 3 g15%
Carbohydrates 69 g23%
Sugar 33 g
Fiber 19 g76%
Protein 16 g32%
Cholesterol 164 mg55%
Sodium 127 mg5%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Excellent share on this recipe and your personal experience eliminating sugar from your diet. I too changed my food choices; no sugar, avoid dairy, etc. and am enjoying a much happier, healthier lifestyle.

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      KrystalD 3 years ago from Los Angeles

      Thanks teaches12345, I am very grateful for the lifestyle changes I have made. I feel so much better and have lost 40lbs! I want to share as much of the good stuff as possible.

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      jtrader 3 years ago

      Voted up. Good way to go gluten free.

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