Protein Oatmeal Muffins

If you are looking for more on-the-go breakfast ideas, check out these protein oatmeal muffins which will satisfy your sweet tooth without giving you a mid-morning sugar crash like many breakfast pastries will. Not only do they taste amazing and are easy to make—they are also gluten free, and with a few modifications can easily be made vegan and/or dairy-free.

Ingredients:

 

  • 3 cups old-fashioned rolled oats (gluten-free if need be)
  • 4 scoops MGN Vanilla Whey protein powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 eggs (substitute w/ 2 tbsp Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer for vegan version)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • ½ cup plain 0% greek yogurt (substitute w/ Daiya greek yogurt for dairy-free version)
  • 5 T coconut oil, melted
  • 2 T Truvia Nectar sweetener (or sweetener of choice)
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Toppings: 2 oz banana, 2 T organic dark chocolate chips, 2 oz blueberries, 2 oz chopped apples, 4 tsp chopped pecans

 

 

Directions:

 

1) Preheat oven to 350F.

2) In a large mixing bowl combine oats, protein powder, baking powder, cinnamon, and sea salt.

3) In a separate bowl combine eggs, vanilla extract, applesauce, greek yogurt, coconut oil, Truvia, and almond milk.

4) Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until evenly mixed throughout.

5) Line a 12 muffin pan with muffin holders.

6) Divide batter evenly among muffin tin.

7) Top 4 muffins with banana slices + dark chocolate, 4 muffins with blueberries, and the remaining 4 muffins with chopped apples + pecans.

8) Bake 15-20 minutes, and then allow to cool for 20 minutes before carefully removing from the muffin pan.

9) Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days (or freeze for longer storage duration). Microwave for 20-30 seconds when ready to eat.

 

 

Nutrition: (per muffin)

 

Chocolate Banana

Calories: 192.5

Carbs: 22.5g

Fiber: 2.7g

Protein: 13.1g

Fat: 5.2g

Apple Pecan

Calories: 184

Carbs: 19.8g

Fiber: 2.7g

Protein: 13.2g

Fat: 5.8g

Blueberry

Calories: 168

Carbs: 19.4g

Fiber: 2.7g

Protein: 13.1g

Fat: 4.2g

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