almond chiaseed protein muffins.

almond chiaseed protein muffins.

makes 12 muffins

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ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour (i used bob’s red mill)
  • 2/3 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 scoops EAS vanilla premium protein powder (or the equivalent to 54 grams of protein)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 15g (weight) chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 2 tsp nunaturals baking blend or the equivalent with another sweetener
  • 1 cup fat free greek yogurt
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 1-2 tsp almond extract
  • 12 whole almonds

directions

1. mix dry ingredients together besides almonds

2. add wet ingredients to dry ingredients, mix well

3. add almonds , mix well

4. spray 12 cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray

5. divide batter equally among 12 cups

6. place whole almond atop each muffin cup

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7. bake at 350 degrees [f] for 15 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean

8. enjoy!

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makes 12 muffins. nutrition info per muffin: 100 calories, 9.58g protein, 9.41g carbs, 2.83g fat, 1.75g fiber, 1.25g sugar, 142mg sodium

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Amy (Up and Running!) March 15, 2010 at 11:58 am

I love almonds! And I always try to get a good amount of protein into my snacks…I will definitely be baking these.

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Anne May 24, 2010 at 3:36 am

These are little lifesavers – I made them gluten free, got my joy of baking back! Thanks for posting :-)

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seemichellecook July 21, 2010 at 9:33 pm

These look great! exactly what I’ve been looking for in the morning with coffee

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Amberlyn August 10, 2011 at 6:03 am

These look amazing ! For example. would this be considered one meal out of the 5-6 ?? Or should I add something ?

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siew wei May 4, 2012 at 6:56 am

Hi may i know is it alright to substitute the whole wheat pastry flour with almond flour or 100% unbleached wholemeal wheat flour?

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Janetha @ meals & moves May 4, 2012 at 6:59 am

Worth a shot!

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siew wei May 4, 2012 at 8:38 am

won’t I need to change some liquid volume or anything?

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Marie January 13, 2013 at 4:45 pm

Awesome recipe! My kids LOVED it! ;)

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Janetha January 13, 2013 at 7:40 pm

Yay! Happy to hear. I have not made it in years…

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