Pumpkin Banana Bran & Oatmeal Muffins


Morning everyone!

I hope you are having a super fabulous, healthy, & rocking start to your day!

I had a lovely morning myself. I slept in until about 8:30am and had a big bowl of Nature’s Path Spelt Cereal to start my day. While that settled, I puttered around the condo and checked my email.

My heart rate was 59 as I got ready for the gym…but it wasn’t for long…!


And I was off to the gym!

My workout was rockin’:

  • 4.0 mph walking warm up on treadmill, incline 15
  • running for 30 mins. @ incline 7, speeds 5.5mph -7.0 mph
  • 4.0 mph cool down for a few mins.
  • Total treadmill duration: 35 mins.
  • 3.4 miles
  • 300 calories burned
  • Max heart rate: 203 bpm (!!!!!)
  • Average heart rate 161 bpm
  • 15 mins. on the Elliptical (5 forward, 5 backward, 5 forward)
  • Varying inclines (7-14), resistance 6-10
  • 24 flights of stairs (3 mins 30 secs.)
  • Calories burned: 140
  • Avg. Heart rate: 155 bmp

Total duration: 53:30 mins.

This workout rocked!!! I had new tunes blasting on my iPod and it felt amazing! I had a quick shower and a snack of cucumbers and dressing when I got out.

Still having problems with blisters on my right heel. I am going to look at the other pair of sneakers that I was debating getting at the sports store today. I may also return my HRM for one that logs distance.

I have an appointment with the podiatrist on Monday morning- yawhoo!! I hope I can get some orthotics made (my insurance covers it so it wouldn’t cost me a thing)!


I made some delicious pumpkin-banana-bran-and-oatmeal muffins last night. These would make a great pre-workout snack!

I created this recipe myself and I was pretty impressed by it! :D



Here is a beautiful picture I took of Sketchie laying in the sun this morning! He’s got the life I tell you!


See you later for a poll recap & Foods that Fight Cancer!

I am also going to try and post a pic of my new haircut later today!

Ciao :D

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jill August 26, 2013

Hi, I was wondering if there was a substitute I could use for the egg in your muffin recipes??


Angela (Oh She Glows) August 27, 2013

Hey Jill, Unfortunately this recipe was posted before I became a vegan, so that’s why there is an egg in the recipe. I would suggest making one of my vegan muffin recipes found here: http://ohsheglows.com/categories/recipes-2/breakfast/breakfast-muffins-squares-qbreads/


Yana June 25, 2013

Thanks for sharing the recipe. I think next time I will put less sugar even and maybe skip the butter too since the muffins are very soft and moist, it took me a hile longer to bake them to make them a little bit firmer.
otherwise tastes awesome. I love your recipes. thanks


Kristen July 27, 2009

These muffins turned out awesome! Very satisfying. Thanks for the recipe!


Michelle March 19, 2009

Yesterday’s post inspired me to open a can of pumpkin to try the molasses bars, but then had so much pumpkin that I tried this recipe too. Both are excellent and am going to make them again. I’ve frozen the bars to grab when I need a snack for outdoors activity. How long do you think they’ll last in the freezer?


Foodie (Fab and Delicious Food) November 22, 2008

Thanks for the muffin recipe!


HangryPants November 22, 2008

The muffins look fabulous! Thanks for sharing.



Grounded Fitness November 22, 2008

I dont even like cats, but yours has to have the most gorgeous coloring Ive ever seen. Like a leopard!

Kelly Turner


VeggieGirl November 22, 2008

Great workout, muffins; and cute Sketchie! :-)


Maggie November 22, 2008

Nice workout. The muffins look good too. I think I’m going to bake today :)


Erin November 22, 2008

Yummy muffins, always do the trick to fill me up perfectly!


Jess November 22, 2008

Sketchie is so pretty! I’m ssooo not a cat person but I found myself checking prices on these cats online today, I found a silver one that is so beautiful! You may have started a trend here :D


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