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Perfect Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffins

Wowza! I never use that word but it’s what blurted out after the first bite of these moist, spicy and healthy pumpkin muffins, a recipe from a reader. The recipe starts with 100% whole wheat flour and uses just 1/4 cup of oil – that's half the usual oil or butter for a dozen muffins. Plus the recipe somehow begs for adaptation: I made three variations – all easy, all with pantry ingredients, even one that’s a healthy makeover of the Starbucks Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffin (pictured below). And then I asked Kitchen Parade readers to try the muffins and play with their own variations. Just look at all the rave reviews!
"The liqueur-soaked currants made them sublime! " ~Rami
"... the Starbucks version of the muffins ... are delicious!" ~Judy
"This is a fantastic healthy muffin recipe!" ~Lindsay
"The recipe is already filed in our 'keepers' box and I've passed it on to friends." ~TBergen
"... they were delicious.&qu…