NoCarveAttach fruits and veggies to a pumpkin with straight pins and toothpicks (stick a pick partway into pumpkin, leaving the exposed pick to attach the produce). Shop the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market produce aisles for parts: nose (mini sweet pepper), eyes (sliced cucumber and blueberries with green bean eyebrows), ears (mushroom halves and sliced mini pepper earrings), mouth (poblano pepper), and hair (curly kale, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, and grape tomatoes). BAKE A BATCH OF MINI MUFFINS AND DECORATE PUMPKINS WITH PRODUCE INSTEAD OF CARVING THEM. PREP: 30 minutes COOK: 15 minutes MAKES: 24 muffins INGREDIENTS Fresh Thyme olive oil cooking spray 1 cup Fresh Thyme white whole wheat flour 1⁄2 cup Fresh Thyme unbleached all- purpose white flour 1⁄2 tsp. Fresh Thyme baking soda 1⁄4 tsp. Fresh Thyme baking powder 1⁄2 tsp. Fresh Thyme fine sea salt 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1⁄2 cup canned pumpkin 1⁄2 cup Fresh Thyme organic cane sugar plus more for garnish 1⁄4 cup Fresh Thyme organic unsalted PUMPKIN Fun! butter, melted 1⁄4 cup Fresh Thyme organic applesauce (no sugar added) 1 Fresh Thyme large egg, lightly beaten 1⁄2 cup shredded zucchini Fresh Thyme raw pumpkin seeds, for garnish INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray or line with cupcake liners; set aside. 2. In a medium bowl combine white whole wheat flour, all-purpose white flour, soda, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. 3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together pumpkin, ½ cup sugar, melted butter, applesauce, and egg until combined. Stir in zucchini. Pour zucchini mixture into flour mixture; stir just until combined. Batter will be thick. 4. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each three-fourths full. Sprinkle batter lightly with sugar and pumpkin seeds, if desired. Bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Each muffin contains: 66 calories, 2 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 13 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 1 g protein. Daily values: 17% vitamin A, 2% vitamin C, 0% calcium, 2% iron. BAKE'N JOY PUMPKIN LOAF Stop by the Fresh Thyme Bakery for this moist and delicious loaf cake made with real pumpkin puree, molasses and a just-right spice medley. Try this Fresh Thyme product MINI PUMPKIN-ZUCCHINI MUFFINS freshthyme.com | September/October 2018 37 036-037 Kids Thyme.indd 37 8/8/18 9:30 AM