Almost-Vegan Amaretto Chocolate Chip Muffins

almost vegan amaretto

Know someone craving something sweet but trying to steer clear of dairy, added sugars, and gluten? How about someone trying to boost intake of antioxidants, calcium, and omega -3?
See below for a great recipe that fits the nutrition bill, but stays easy on your wallet.

~Preheat Oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
~ Place muffin liners in muffin tin

[1 – 15oz can] Organic Pumpkin Puree (unsweetened)
[ 1 cup] Uncooked Raw Oats
[2 cups] Oat Flour
[4 Tbsp] Cinnamon
[3 tsp] Baking Soda
[1/2 cup] Soymilk
[1/4 cup] Amaretto Liquor
[1/3 cup] Dutch Cocoa Powder
[ 1] Raw Egg
[1/2 cup] Dark (60%) chocolate chips
[1/4 cup] Raisins [optional]
[1/4 cup] Flaxseed Oil [for garnish]

~Mix together pumpkin, oats, oat flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cracked egg, and cocoa
~ Pour in Amaretto and Soymilk
~Fold in chocolate chips and optional raisins

~Pour mixture evenly among the 18 lines muffin holders
~Bake for approximately 20 mins then check with a toothpick; if the tooth pick comes out clean go ahead and remove muffins, place back in oven for 5 to 8 minutes if it does not come out clean.

~Remove muffins from oven and brush Flaxseed Oil on top.
~Let cool
~Place in airtight container
~Share with friends and colleagues – Enjoy!

*Note, because there are no preservatives, the muffins will need to be moved to the fridge if not consumed within 5 days. They also freeze and defrost well for up to 4 months!

Serving Size: 1 muffin
Calories per muffin: 72
Price per muffin: $ 0.23

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