Cinnamon Apple Protein Muffins
As a child, there were many mornings in my house that started with muffins. My mom would mix up one of the Pilsbury instant mixes (my favorite flavor was Banana Nut), scramble some eggs and throw some sausage in the oven. There weren't many mornings where we didn't sit for a full breakfast before heading off to school. Despite my schedule being much more, "what can I grab on-the-go," there are still mornings where that nostalgia sets in and I want to start my day with a warm muffin.
Shawnie and I are both focused on growing muscle, and getting enough grams of protein into our diet every day can be hard. These Cinnamon Apple Protein Muffins are a great recipe to whip up on a Sunday evening, and you can guarantee they will stay fresh for two to three days. What I love most is how versatile they are. You can pair them with boiled eggs for breakfast (27 grams of protein), a mid-morning snack with a little peanut or almond butter (20 grams of protein), or an after-dinner treat. These muffins are full of flavor.
The base of these muffins are made with one of our current favorites. Kodiak Cakes is a line of Flapjack & Waffle Mixes made with 100% whole grains, non-GMO ingredients, and are packed with 14 grams of protein per serving to help fuel your day. Check out the recipe below!
- 1 cup Kodiak Cakes Protein Packed Flapjack and Waffle Mix
- 1 scoop VegaOne Vanilla Protein
- ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
- ½ teaspoon Baking Powder
- 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon Salt
- ¼ cup Maple Syrup
- 1 Egg
- ½ cup Applesauce, unsweetened
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray muffin tin with coconut oil or line with muffin liners.
- In a large bowl, whisk dry ingredients together.
- In a medium bowl, whisk wet ingredients together.
- Add wet to dry and stir until just combined.
- Divide batter evenly among 6 muffin tins.
- Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Let cool for 10 minutes before removing muffins from tin and onto cooling rack.
Give these and try and let us know what you think! Are you good at "whippin pies in the kitchen" and have an idea for additional flavors? Drop us an email with your recipe at firstname.lastname@example.org.