Blueberry Vanilla Protein Muffins





I love when you add blueberries in a batter to bake, whether it is a muffin, cupcake, or cake, they burst open adding a sweet and tart pop of flavor. There are fresh blueberries blended into the muffin batter and more blueberries that are stirred into the batter right before baking. If you like blueberries, these are for you! They are also low in sugar and low in fat with an awesome 9g protein per muffin. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Muffins
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
¼ cup almond meal flour
1/3 cup oat flour (or whole-wheat flour)
3 tablespoons xylitol (or sweetener of choice)
½ tsp. baking powder
2 egg whites
¾ cup blueberries, divided
¼ cup greek yogurt (or applesauce)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and place 6 silicon cupcake liners on a sheet pan.

2. Add egg whites, ¼ cup blueberries, greek yogurt, and extract to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

3. Add protein powder, almond meal flour, oat flour, xylitol, and baking powder to a mixing bowl and stir together.

4. Pour wet mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients and stir until well combined. Stir in the remainder ½ cup blueberries.

5. Evenly spoon batter into the 6 cupcake liners and bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes.

* I topped mine with homemade blueberry jam and a protein vanilla glaze.

Makes 6 servings
1 serving is 1 muffin (sauce and glaze not included)

Macros for 1 serving
114 calories, 9g protein, 15.1g carbs, 3.4g fat, 2.6g sugar, 1.8g fiber

13 comments:

  1. These muffins are so healthy whilst still being packed with such deliciousness. I definitely can see myself making the recipe!

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    1. Awesome! Let me know what you think.

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  2. shake protein powder ... can you make the recipe without this, what is the purpose of the protein powder, other than to add protein, is it necessary?

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    1. All of my recipes contain protein powder as a way to simply add more protein. You can omit the protein powder and use oat flour (1:1 ratio) instead

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  3. OK first if all these are AMAZING. the only thing Is I could not get them completely baked. I not very good at baking so am I doing something wrong? I want to keep making them so just wondering if there is a secret I'm missing?

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    1. Thank you!! Oh no - you can try to increase the baking time a little bit longer. A trick I have is to stick a toothpick or knife in the center of the muffin when you think it's done. If it comes out clean, then they are done. If it comes out with wet batter on it, try a couple of more minutes then try again. I hope this helps!

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  4. What kind of protein powder should I use? Whey or plant based ?

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    1. I have never used a plant based protein, so my recommendation would be a whey protein

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  5. What is the recipe for the protein glaze you used?

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    1. I mix together vanilla protein powder with water or milk until the desired consistency is reached

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