Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins

Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins Recipe - SavvyMom

I started incorporating pumpkin into our mornings last year when I came up with these pumpkin and quinoa muffins. Vegetables and quinoa for breakfast? Yes, please! These pumpkin quinoa muffins are sure to be a hit with your family — especially if you don’t tell them what’s in them 🙂

Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins Recipe:

You’ll Need

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup canola or olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup pumpkin purée
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa

Prep and Cook

  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF
  • In a bowl, sift together the flours, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon
    Set aside
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar, honey, egg, egg white, yogurt, oil, and vanilla and mix well.
    Stir in the pumpkin, add the dry ingredients and the quinoa; mix until just combined
  • Drop batter into a lined muffin tin filling the cups ⅔ full, and bake for 18 minutes
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes


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