Tough {Pumpkin spice} Muffins or "Tuffins"

These high protein muffins are the perfect in-between workout snack or breakfast on-the-go that will help boost your energy and curb your hunger.  They make the perfect fall treat and are SO delicious that it’s hard to believe that these are packed with protein and good carbs.

Here are some facts about the ingredients in this recipe: -Oats are a great source of carbs for energy and fiber to keep you feeling full throughout the day. They are also packed with iron, magnesium, and B vitamins -Pumpkin is loaded with Vitamin A to keep that vision sharp and potassium to help boost those electrolytes -Egg whites, greek yogurt, and protein powder make a triple threat source of protein to refuel those tired muscles  -Coconut sugar is a sweetener with a low glycemic index which will keep from spiking your blood sugar  Prep time: 10 minutes Baking time: 15-20 minutes Servings: 12
1 cup - Canned pumpkin (not to be confused with pumpkin mix) ½ cup - Apple sauce ½ cup - Plain low fat Green Yogurt 3 - Egg whites 1 ¾ cup - Whole Grain Rolled oats ¼ cup - Protein powder (Vanilla is recommended) ½ cup - Coconut sugar 1 tsp - Baking soda 2 tsp - Baking powder ¼ tsp - salt 1 ½ tsp - cinnamon ½ tsp - pumpkin pie spice Coconut oil spray or muffin tins/liners Optional and recommended - Chocolate chips, nuts, OR dried fruit (cranberries are suggested with pumpkin)

Equipment Needed: -Blender or food processor -Spatula -12 cup muffin tray -oven

Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, Line a 12-cup muffin pan with foil cupcake liners, or spray with coconut oil cooking spray. Set aside.
2. In a blender or food processor, mix all of the ingredients together. Blend until oats are ground and mixture is smooth. You may have to scrape down blender or processor once to make sure all ingredients are incorporated.
3. Divide mixture among muffins tins, and place into pre-heated oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until tops are lightly golden brown.
4. Cool muffins before removing from pan

Recipe by: Caroline Roxanne Jones

Ps: “Best muffin I have ever had” – Akin  Akman

At last Ludlow is to get a second petrol station

At last Ludlow is to get a second petrol station

Since the Shell garage on Temeside closed a few years ago, Ludlow has had only one petrol station in the town. That has led to long queues for fuel at the Co-op on Foldgate Lane (formerly Harry Tuffins). This is about to change. Yesterday the South Planning Committee approved plans for a petrol station and convenience store on the corner of Bromfield Road and Coronation Avenue.

The petrol station…

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