Pumpkin and Pecan Muffins


If you’re eating clean this Halloween, I’ve heard this recipe for Pumpkin and Pecan Muffins from beta.primal-palate.com are worth a go! I will be cooking some up tomorrow while the kiddos are home from school for conferences.



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized mixing bow, combine eggs, vanilla, pumpkin puree, salt, baking soda, and pumpkin pie spice.
  3. Blend with a hand mixer until smooth.
  4. Add coconut flour to batter, and continue to blend.
  5. In a small bowl, add pitted medjool dates, cover with 1 tablespoon of water and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  6. Mash the dates witha fork, add another tablespoon of water, and mash again.
  7. Add date mixture and melted coconut oil to the mixing bowl, and blend until smooth.
  8. Stir in the chopped pecans.
  9. Place cupcake papers into a muffin tray, and fill each paper cup 3/4 full of batter.
  10. Bake muffins at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
  11. Serve with apple butter if desired.
Recipes are created using Paleo, Primal and Gluten-free guidelines. Learn more about the beta.primal-palate.com diet and lifestyle.

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