Pumpkin-Chia Seed Muffins


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Pumpkin-Chia Seed Muffins

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Two pumpkin muffins served on a plate

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    Servings and Ingredients

    1 tbsp. chia seeds, ground
    1 c. whole-wheat flour
    ½ c. all-purpose flour
    2 tsp. cinnamon
    ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    2 tsp. baking soda
    ½ tsp. salt
    1 (15 oz) can organic pumpkin
    2 eggs
    ¼ c. extra virgin olive oil
    1 c. Hy-Vee Select pure maple syrup
    1 tbsp. vanilla
    ½ c. chopped black walnuts or toasted pumpkin seeds, optional


    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl combine ground chia seeds, flours, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt.
    2. In medium bowl combine pumpkin, eggs, oil, syrup and vanilla. Stir pumpkin mixture into chia-seed mixture until combined; stir in nuts. Spoon batter into paper-lined or greased muffin tins. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center of muffin comes out clean. Remove and place on wire rack to cool.

    Nutrition facts


    200 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 30mg
    • Sodium: 320mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 33g
    • Protein: 4g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 90%
    Vitamin C 0%
    Iron 6%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Try-Foods International, Hy-Vee HealthMarket, April 2010.