Other than my grocery browsing obsession, I have a few other minor addictions.

A person is the internet. Twitter specially I just enjoy it! Also now that I’m lastly acquiring an Iphone, (I can’t even chat about it), I’ll possibly be bonkers obsessed with Instagram and every single app that I’ll additional than probable fail to remember what it is like to functionality as a serious human remaining. I mean, it is previously challenging ample for me to keep up with all of the new weblogs I have been getting on the net currently. My new most loved is A Attractive Mess, a weblog about everything from beauty and fashion, to crafts and pictures. You fully have to have to check out it out!

One more beloved is my mate Stephanie’s blog Frest Tart. Her unbelievably gorgeous food photography, recipes, and pleasurable producing design immediately invites you in. Stephanie also photographs Andrew Zimmern’s recipes for Foods & Wine Magazine which can make it even much more pleasurable to observe what she’s up to! Check out and explain to her howdy!

Pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffin with a pat of butter

Some thing else that has been having up a large amount of my time currently? Baking! So you have likely seen. Nicely, permit me just tell you now that the sweet recipes will continue on to are living on this blog. I just cannot stop. I have always cherished to bake but this is acquiring out of command. Very seriously, did I require to make pumpkin muffins, cookies, AND apple crisp this weekend? Likely not. But you see, some days I uncover that there is practically nothing that I would alternatively do than bake my heart out my stress would seem to diminish even though mixing batter and browning butter. Why sure, I am a weird human currently being, thank you.

Mmmmm now I’m pondering about brown butter. But wait… these muffins really don’t truly have any butter OR oil in them! Whatttt?!?! I know, I have to explain.

Collage of mixing pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffin batter

You men know that I pretty much really like all the things in bread form nevertheless, I comprehend that I just cannot go around taking in muffins from the bakery every morning! So, in an exertion to diminish my early morning carb cravings, I set out to generate a guilt-free muffin that would be fantastic for breakfast, an on-the-go snack and good for young children.

To preserve the energy very low, I applied small sugar, unsweetened almond milk, egg whites, and applesauce. I also added in 1/2 of a ripe banana to hold the muffins additional moist and to incorporate a little bit of sweetness. You can make the recipe with no the banana if you don’t have any on hand they’ll continue to change out wonderful!

Pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins in a muffin tin

Consider biting into a heat, moist and chewy pumpkin muffin with bits of sweetness from chocolate chips. And then all of a sudden your working day gets really magnificent. Muffin magic.

And there is an additional purpose why you’ll slide in really like with them too…

Pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffin cut down the middle

They are only 160 calories for each muffin! I know it’s surprising, but I’ve bundled the nutritional information with the recipe under.

Omg… I know what you are thinking, and the answer is indeed, we can entirely butter these infants up!

Spreading butter on a pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins

AND BUTTER I DID. Hehe. I’m a very little little bit evil. It’s possible in that genuinely sweet sort of way?

Pleased baking!

Pumpkin oatmeal chocolate chip muffins on a plate