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Butternut Squash Muffins for Halloween

Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup buckwheat groats, soaked
  • 1 and ¼ cups oat bran
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 and ¼ cups plant-based milk
  • ⅓ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp ginger powder
  • ⅛ tsp cardamon
  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 Medjool dates
  • 2 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 3 tsp baking powder (aluminum free)
  • 1 and ¼ cups raw butternut squash, finely grated

Instructions

  • 1. Soak buckwheat groats overnight, then rinse and drain.
  • 2. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 C ).
  • 3. Grate the butternut squash finely.
  • 4. Put all ingredients, except squash, poppy seeds and baking powder, into blender and blend into smooth batter.
  • 5. Blend in the baking powder.
  • 6. Finally mix in poppy seeds and grated squash.
  • 7. Divide the batter between 12 muffin forms.
  • 8. Bake in the middle rack for 35 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. You can replace tahini with any other nut or seed paste.
  • 2. Freeze the leftover muffins and heat them up in the oven whenever needed.

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