Low-Cal, Pumpkin-Pie-Spiced Muffins Minus the Gluten

POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr
POPSUGAR Photography | Lizzie Fuhr

Paleo, gluten-free, and dairy-free eaters can rejoice! Here's a perfect pumpkin muffin that covers the dietary restrictions at your table. These light and fluffy beauties can serve as a tasty breakfast to fuel your day, but they're sweet enough to feel like a treat. One of these muffins is less than 140 calories, so grab two for a quick breakfast that will keep you satisfied throughout the morning.

Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Cook Time25 minutes
Yield15 muffins

From Paleo Breakfast by George Bryant and Abel James


    • 1/2 cup coconut flour
    • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
    • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
    • 6 eggs
    • 2 teaspoons organic vanilla
    • 1/4 cup raw honey, melted
    • 3 tablespoons walnuts, chopped


    1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Sift the coconut flour, pumpkin pie spice, and baking powder together.

    2. In a separate bowl, mix all remaining ingredients, except for the walnuts, until well blended. Add the sifted flour mixture to the pumpkin puree mixture, and mix well until smooth.

    3. Divide the batter between muffin pans, and sprinkle with walnuts.

    4. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until done.