Good Morning Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

I haven’t made muffins in a really long time.  Confession…I’m not good with the portion control aspect and always want to eat, like 5 of them.  When I woke up this morning, I wanted to make something special for the BOY’s birthday.  He isn’t a huge breakfast person, but I know that he loves pumpkin. 




I threw out the idea of pumpkin muffins and the BOY was on board. 




And then I remembered that I had fun Birthday muffin liners.




This recipe for Paleo Pumpkin Muffins comes from The Frisky Lemon.




I whipped up a half batch of muffins for the BOY’s birthday breakfast.




Before they were even ready, our house smelled incredible!




I knew these muffins would be a huge success!




And the BOY agreed!  We dug right into these warm muffins before they even had a chance to cool.




These tasty muffins were the perfect way to ease into our Sunday!  They were super filling, and I was able to eat just 2. 




Once we finally get moving out the door, we have big plans for a trip to Kohl’s and lunch, and then maybe a nap before heading out for another birthday dinner.





Do you like to bake muffins?

What did you make for breakfast today?



Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

From The Frisky Lemon


1 1/2 cups almond meal

3/4 cup canned pumpkin

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/8 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 eggs

1/4 cup maple syrup (optional)

1/2 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup pecans

coconut (optional)



Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

Add the eggs, vanilla and maple syrup to the dry mix.

Stir in the pumpkin.  Once combined, fold in the cranberries and pecans.

Scoop the batter into a greased muffin tin or muffin liners and sprinkle some shredded coconut on top if desired.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.



More Healthy (and Tasty) Ways to Start Your Sunday

Banana Almond Butter Bread

Eat Clean Oatmeal Pancakes

Tina’s OMG! Pancakes

Blueberry Lemon Muffins

Cinnamon Apple Raisin Bread

Paleo Almond Butter Zucchini Bread

Pumpkin Molasses Muffins

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