Chocolate Protein Muffins (Recipe)

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Chocolate. Muffins. Need I say more? Maybe, chocolate protein muffins? Delicious flavor from chocolate. Muffin-like treats, but filling, satisfying, and protein-rich?

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Per muffin: 70 calories, 1 gram fat, 200 milligrams sodium, 7 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram sugar, 8 grams protein

Recipe Calories
Calories 70 calories
Recipe Fat
Fat 1 gram fat
Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time 15 minutes
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time 20 minutes
Recipe Yield
Yield Makes 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • ½ cup stevia
  • 2 scoops chocolate protein powder
  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee or espresso
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup liquid egg whites
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek Yogurt
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray.
  2. In a blender, grind the oats to a flour-like consistency. Place in a mixing bowl.
  3. Whisk together the ground oats, stevia, protein powder, instant coffee, cocoa, baking powder, and baking soda. Add in the extract, egg whites, and Greek yogurt. Blend until smooth.
  4. Divide the batter into the prepared muffin pan and bake for 15-20 minutes or until 'toothpick test' comes out clean.