The Lonely Muffin

by HEAB on October 30, 2010

My new favorite recipe? Katie’s Single Lady Cupcake.

I’ve made two different versions and loved them both. The first one was based on Katie’s Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin. However, I made the lazy girl version and nuked it the microwave for 90 seconds rather than baking in the oven. It was a little gooey but paired perfectly with some vanilla bean ice-cream. To make the muffin, I ground up 3 TBSP rolled oats in my Magic Bullet and then stirred in the rest of the ingredients, subbing 1 square of dark Ghiradelli chocolate for the chocolate chips. I didn’t add any sweetener – didn’t need it with the chocolate and ice-cream. :) I then greased a small coffee mug with a bit of coconut oil, and into the microwave it went.


This was so good that I ate the same combo again after dinner that night. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe Katie!


Yesterday, I made a cornbread version to eat with my savory pumpkin soup, aka Victoria’s creamy goat cheese pumpkin sauce.


For the cornbread muffin, I mixed 3 TBSP cornmeal together with 1 and 1/2 TBSP HEABified coconut milk, pinch of salt, 1/4 tsp baking powder, and 1 heaping spoonful of canned pumpkin. Plopped the mix into a greased coffee mug and microwaved for only 1 minute this time. I then cut the muffin in half, slathering it in butter and cinnamon. Perfect topping for my soup – delicious and super simple!

This morning, I met up with fellow blogger Kristen for a 90 minute vinyasa class. The class was so great – slow and intense and just what I was craving. Kristen, it was so nice to meet you. Welcome to Nashville, and I hope to see you again soon. Now I’m off to the grocery store as I’m in major need of some rotisserie chicken! :)