Healthy & Light Pumpkin Muffins

Delicious pumpkin and chocolate muffins! I lightened these up by using less sugar, pumpkin puree instead of oil, and non-fat plain Greek yogurt. They turned out so good!

healthy and light pumpkin muffins

Healthy and Light Pumpkin Muffins

Less sugar and fat, these muffins are great for breakfast.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 114kcal


  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup Greek non fat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 tablespoon fat free cool whip
  • 3 tablespoons mini semi sweet chocolate chips


  • Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spices (or a mixture of these spices till you have one teaspoon: cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and ground ginger)
  • Mix egg, sugar, milk, pumpkin puree, yogurt, and vanilla together. Fold wet ingredients into dry.
  • Mix in 3 tablespoons of mini chocolate chips (Optional)
  • Scoop muffin mixture into prepared baking cups. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.


With whipped topping and chocolate drizzle:
114 calories each, 3 g protein, 21 g carbs, 2 g fat

Without whipped topping and chocolate:
92 calories, 3 g protein, 18 g carbs, 1 g fat