HOLIDAY FOODIE GUIDE RECIPES

Morning Power Muffins

Nov 22, 2017, 6:59 AM | Updated: 10:33 am

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup whey protein powder, unflavored (about 2 scoops)
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seeds (flax seed meal)
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup chopped cooked lean ham

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray muffin tins with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Mix dry ingredients (flour through flax seed meal).
  3. In another bowl, mix oil, buttermilk, egg whites and honey. Add cheese and chopped ham.
  4. Gently stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients until just mixed.
  5. Spoon mixture into 12 prepared muffin tins.
  6. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until slightly browned on top.
  7. Refrigerate or freeze and microwave for 15-30 seconds before serving for best results.

Nutrition Information per serving (1 muffin): 237 calories, 12 g protein (including 3 g whey protein), 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 288 mg sodium.

For more whey protein recipes, check out this handout.

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