Pumpkin Bread Recipe

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I’ve had a lot of inquiries for this pumpkin bread/muffin recipe.

I’ve tried many over the years and this is by far the best, in my opinion!

 

2 1/2 cups all purpose flour

1 cup whole wheat flour

3 cups sugar 

2 tsp baking soda

1 1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1 cup oil

2/3 cup water

4 eggs

1 (16 oz) can of pumpkin

1 cup chopped pecans or chocolate chips (optional)

 

Heat oven to 350. Grease bottom of two 9×5 loaf pans, 3 8×4 loaf pans, 3 muffin tins, OR 1 bundt pan.

In large bowl, combine all purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; mix well. 

In medium bowl, combine oil, water, eggs and pumpkin. Blend well.

Add to flour mixture, beat 1 minute at medium speed. Fold in pecans.

Pour batter into pans of choice.

Bake for 60-70 minutes if in loaf or bundt pans, 20-30 minutes for muffin pans. Ovens vary so keep an eye on them, they are done when tooth pick comes out clean.

Cool completely and turn out onto rack. Freezes well. Enjoy!

 

*whenever possible I use organic ingredients. 😉

 

 

 

Calling All Teachers

Did you know I’m a teacher as well as a professional organizer?

And this week, I was able to combine my love for both!

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Cupboard After:

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Teacher In Service, classroom set up, and Meet the Teacher Night makes for a long week! But, I am blessed to work alongside these amazing women, we are a TEAM!

 

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The nice thing about starting with a blank slate each year, is that it motivates you to do better. Every year I want to build on the previous lesson plans, and add a little something new to the mix. If I never purged or organized my classroom, it would feel stale and I wouldn’t be inspired to come up with new ideas.

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The same is true in your home. Mixing things up every now and again makes it feel fresh and rejuvenates your soul.

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Start with something small, a closet, or a dresser. Take everything out, sort it. Donate what you don’t use, or wear. Only put back what you truly love. 

The same goes in your classroom, Teachers.

If you don’t use it or love it, why is it in your room?

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After you have put back only what you use and love, label it. It looks pretty and makes it easy to find what you need. 

Teachers, how many times have you said “oh no, my lesson plans are NOT working?” Sometimes we need to switch gears mid sentence lol! When everything is labeled, you can quickly find exactly what you need. The same is true at home.

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Get inspired, start fresh this year!  I can, and would love to help you.

 

Blessed school year y’all!

Lisa