Pumpkin Spice Oat Muffins (vegan & GF)

Autumn is right around the corner which means…pumpkin season is here! These pumpkin spice muffins are a delicious way to kick off the autumn season. This recipe is full of clean, simple ingredients. Enjoy!

Preparation + Cook Time: 45 minutes

Makes 12 muffins


  • 1 15 oz can of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup of cashew butter
  • 2 Tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1.5 cups of oat flour (buy gluten free oat flour for gluten free option)
  • 1 Tbsp of chia seeds
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • pumpkin seeds for topping


  1. Set the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together all of the wet ingredients first: pumpkin, maple syrup, cashew butter, and coconut oil.
  3. Then, mix in the dry ingredients: oat flour, chia seeds, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and baking powder.
  4. Fill your muffin tray with cupcake liners.
  5. Evenly fill all 12 cupcake liners with batter.
  6. Top each muffin with pumpkin seeds (or whatever topping you prefer!)
  7. Bake in the oven for 30-32 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and cool for 10-15 minutes before eating.

Benefits of this recipe:

-Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, full of powerful antioxidants, is high in fiber which helps in digestion, improves eye health, and boosts muscle function.

-Oats help improve blood sugar, can help lower cholesterol, lowers the risk of colon cancer, and provides antioxidants.

-Chia seeds are high in fiber, high in omega-3, high in quality protein, may reduce blood sugar levels, and may reduce chronic inflammation.

The information on the benefits of the ingredients was researched from http://www.healthline.com and http://www.draxe.com

Pecan & Pumpkin Spice Oat Bars

It is almost October which means it’s almost pumpkin spice season! These pecan & pumpkin spice oat bars are a healthy way to satisfy your pumpkin spice craving. These treats make a great pair with your afternoon tea. Enjoy!

Preparation + Cook Time: 35 minutes


  • 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup of pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 2 cups of oats
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp of chia seeds
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of nutmeg
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and coconut oil. Whisk until blended evenly.
  3. Add the remainder of the ingredients. Stir until everything is thoroughly mixed.
  4. Line a square pan with parchment paper. Pour the batter into the pan and pat down until the batter is completely flat. pecan batter
  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 15 minutes before cutting into squares.
  7. Store in the refrigerator to preserve the freshness. pecan squares


Benefits of this recipe:

-Pumpkin helps maintain healthy eyes, improves immunity, and is good for your complexion.

-Chia seeds are high in antioxidants, helps digestive health, regulates cholesterol, boosts energy and metabolism, and is a great source of omega-3s.

-Oats are high in fiber, reduces heart disease risk, and lowers cholesterol.

The benefits of these ingredients were researched from http://www.draxe.com