Pumpkin Cinnamon Protein Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin Cinnamon Protein Muffins Recipe

Hey everyone, here is another recipe with pumpkin and cinnamon… tired of them yet? I’m not so sorry if you are but I love pumpkin cinnamon recipes so I bring you a Pumpkin Cinnamon Protein Muffins Recipe. These muffins are much healthier than the average muffin because they are made with all sorts of healthy foods like oats, pumpkin, applesauce and much more(see ingredients). These muffins will be a big hit this fall and the best part is they are packed with protein.

If you enjoy this combination of flavors you might enjoy these Protein Pumpkin Pancakes and Protein Pumpkin Pie Over Night Oats recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Canned Pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Applesauce
  • 1/2 cup Plain lowfat Greek yogurt (I like Chobani)
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1 3/4 cup Oats
  • 1/4 cup Protein powder
  • 1/2 cup Baking stevia OR 1 cup sweetener of choice(measures like sugar)
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice
  • Optional Add-Ins: 1/4 cup of chopped almonds, walnuts, pecans, mini chocolate chips, or raisins!

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. coat a 12-cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a blender, (or food processor), mix all of the ingredients together. Blend until mixture is smooth.
  3. Divide mixture among muffins tins, and place into pre-heated oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until tops are lightly golden brown.*Note this batter is very moist, and a toothpick may not come out clean…Don’t worry it is baked through if the tops are golden brown!
  4. Cool muffins before removing from pan.
  5. ENJOY!!!

Pumpkin Cinnamon Protein Muffins Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 71 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 48mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
 

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