Paleo Pumpkin Bread from Simple Mills & A Giveaway!

Welcome to Pumpkin Week 2015!! 

(We will resume regularly scheduled Music Monday programming next week…) 😉 

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In case you missed last week’s announcement, here’s a bit about Pumpkin Week:

Join 6 awesome bloggers as we share pumpkin recipes on our blogs and social media for one pumpkin-y week ending in a giant pumpkin recipe link-up on Friday! 

Lovely co-hosts: 

Amanda from Diary of a Semi-Health Nut | Instagram 

Suzie from Suzlyfe | Instagram 

Erin from Table For Seven | Instagram 

Becky from Olives n Wine | Instagram 

Katie from Talk Less, Say More | Instagram 

Giselle from Diary of an Exsloth | Instagram 

Want to join in the fun? 

Simply tag your pumpkin recipes on Instagram with #pumpkinweek2015 and/or join in the link-up on Friday! We will each be picking our favorite posts from the hashtag to share on our blogs Friday, so be sure to check each of the co-hosts’ blogs. 

To make this even more exciting for me, I’ve teamed up with my friends at Simple Mills for a tasty giveaway of their Pumpkin Muffin and Chocolate Muffin mixes!


Now before we get to giveaway, I’m going to tease you with a quick recipe (part 1 of a very special recipe I’m sharing as part of this team-up with Simple Mills). We’re going to start by taking the muffin mix and simply turning it into a loaf of bread. I guess if you really wanted you could stop there and enjoy a couple slices but I assure you, you’re going to want to see what I have in store for you on Wednesday, so don’t touch that loaf! 😉

One of the things I LOVE about Simple Mills is how they’re a baking mix that fits perfectly within the parameters of my diet and how I eat for my health (at least the majority of the time): grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, low-carb, and paleo! But I assure you, full of flavor and you will never miss all of those other ingredients!

pumpkin bread

This may seem like a no-brainer to take the muffin mix and turn it into a bread, but since there weren’t specific directions on the box, I had to figure it out.

How to make Paleo Pumpkin Bread:

  1. Pre-heat over to 350* as directed.
  2. Prepare mix to box directions with the same amount of eggs, water and oil.
  3. Spray a loaf pan with non-stick cooking spray (I used coconut oil spray) and pour in your batter.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Let cool and don’t eat!

That last direction will probably be the hardest for you but I assure you, you want to wait until to see Wednesday’s recipe… 😉

For now, enter the giveaway below and check out Simple Mills website to see where you can get their mixes. Also don’t forget to check out the other bloggers involved in Pumpkin Week 2015 and share your favorite pumpkin recipes on Instagram! You can find me @iamkatiearnold!

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38 thoughts on “Paleo Pumpkin Bread from Simple Mills & A Giveaway!

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  2. Katherine G.

    I love, love the idea of the chocolate muffin mix. I saw a recipe to turn it into chocolate cake, and that makes me happy to the bottom of my toes!

  3. Jordan D.

    They had me at pumpkin muffins! Yum! I’ve never baked with almond flour, so a pre-made mix would be a great way to experiment with that. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. Adria Saracino | The Emerald Palate

    Love this contest, especially because I just finished up a pumpkin recipe I think would be perfect to enter with! Quick questions: when do we have to submit using the hashtag by and what does “participate in the Friday link up” mean (sorry if this is a noob status question!).

    1. Katie Post author

      To enter the giveaway, just use the widget – no need for a recipe. It’s just a random drawing.

      For the Friday link-up, come back here and you can share a link to the recipe on your blog through the widget that will be provided then.

      To use the hashtag, just use #pumpkinweek2015 on Instagram as we’re all checking out the hashtag for delicious pictures that we’re then re-sharing on our social media!

      Make sense? 🙂

  5. Denise M

    These look great, i havent heard of this brand before. I want to try the pizza crust most, but really interested in all of them

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  7. Alex

    Love love love this! It sounds amazing. I’m definitely saving this post so that I can make it next time I go to the grocery store! 🙂

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