Quinoa Squash Muffins

Quinoa Squash Muffins

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"Protein and texture from the quinoa, sweet pockets from the squash and raisins. You can use any squash, cooked or shredded for these muffins. Enjoy."
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1 h servings 161 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 5.2 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 202 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease 18 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners.
  3. Mix all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, ground ginger, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl.
  4. Stir squash, yogurt, brown sugar, raisins, walnuts, eggs, and vanilla together in a large bowl. Add flour mixture to squash mixture; stir. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 30 minutes.



The texture was wonderful but it could have used more flavor! I used butternut squash and 1 cup of cooked quinoa (I was trying to use up leftovers). Next time I would add a touch more sugar and ...

These were phenomenal! I made a few adjustments because I am doing Beach Bodies 21 day fix. I used all white wheat flour and instead of brown sugar, I used 1/3 cup of maple syrup. I also used...

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