Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
Some of you may not know this but I attended school for Massage Therapy in 2015. A nine-month, six-hundred-hour program. It was exciting and exhausting, and one cold, school morning my friend Cherokee, who was in the program as well, brought in these amazing, pumpkin, chocolate chip muffins. And they were just the best thing I had ever tasted! Warm and comforting on that dreary, text-book morning.
Cherokee was an RN for nine years before she went to school for massage, she had blonde dreds down to her waist, always wore bright colors and is one of the kindest people I have ever met; I will always be grateful for her friendship. Cherokee is one of those rare friends that you can pick up where you left off after a lot of time has passed and she’s always down to have a cup of hot coffee and talk about life. If you wind up in Northern CO, do yourself a favor and book a massage with her: Book a Massage! You will not be sorry, she’s one of the most skilled, MT’s I’ve ever received a massage from.
And back to those pumpkin muffins – this isn’t her recipe but I firmly believe these muffins will make your day. It took two tries to get them just right and it’s the oil that is the secret here, it keeps them so moist and delicious. Try it with my homemade pumpkin puree or just grab a can from the pantry! Either way, enjoy with a cup of coffee on a chilly afternoon and then book yourself a massage because self-care is good for you, whether in the form of friends, muffins or a massage.