7 Reviews

Deserving of 5 stars on the health factor, the creative use of pomegranate seeds & pumpkin, and how beautifully they baked (just like the photo). 4 stars for the flavor- very good, but I've had better muffins, maybe not better being as healthy though! I also used Splenda which may be why we didn't LOVE these. One of my sons said they weren't as sweet as he'd have liked.
Over all a great recipe which we will make again! Wondered why the grape nuts as they added just a tiny bit of a crunch. Maybe I'll add more, omit, or substitute oats next time just to see how it changes the flavor and texture.

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fitnfamished December 09, 2011

These muffins are amazing and I have made them several times. I added also a tsp of nutmeg and used hemp hearts in place of the grape nuts. They were great as well. For best results I baked them for 30 minutes.

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yclept February 03, 2011

I wasn't a fan of the pomegranate seeds (I had bought one thinking I would be healthy but then didn't like that little crunch in the middle of the seed-like thing - so, HA - I made them into bread!). But this was the perfect place to use them.

My muffin tins were dirty (with the first half of the can of pumpkin) so I decided to make a loaf instead. I followed the exact ingredients (using oats instead of Grape Nuts), but put it in a sprayed loaf pan for about 65 minutes on 350. It was yummy yummy - especially toasted just a little with a spray of "butter". Yummers.

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MelissaO' October 05, 2010

I used rolled oats, as someone suggested. My muffins look exactly like SweetySJD's picture. They are moist and not too sweet! I had never bought a pomegranate, but always wanted to see what it was all about! This was a great recipe for those little pomegranate seeds! Delicious. I baked mine in the 24 ct Pampered Chef muffin tin (heaped them up pretty high) for 17 minutes, and I had some leftover batter for 1 muffin in a custard cup. Also, I did spray th e muffin tin with PAM. No problems getting them out.

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Kim S. November 29, 2009

Here's one of those healthy recipes that I've been looking for! Very tasty, moist muffin that has just the right amount of sweetness. I substituted rolled oats for the Grape-Nuts, and combined the pomegranate seeds with raisins. (Also, I did the math, and each muffin comes out to be about 2 Weight Watchers points. Pretty good!)

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842172 February 15, 2009

These were really good. I couldn't find pomegranate seeds, so I used raisins instead, and they turned out good. I wonder if cranberries would work too? Maybe next time!

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Ericadawn October 23, 2007

These caught my eye because I like to experiment with unusual combinations. I was pleasently surprised! I followed the recipe exactly and the only difference was the cook time. Mine took about 30-35 minutes. I was very impressed with how moist they were considering how little fat is in them. The muffins also turned out beautifully.

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SweetySJD November 26, 2006
Healthy Pumpkin Pomegranate Muffins