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Low-GI Banana, Carrot & Oat Protein Muffins

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 279
Protein 13g
Fat 12g
Carbs 32g
Total Time 25min

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Low-GI Banana, Carrot & Oat Protein Muffins

Ingredients

Ingredients for 6 jumbo muffins:

  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup oatmeal (rolled or instant depending on person’s dietary needs)
  • 1 scoop Labrada Lean Pro 8
  • 2 bananas (not overly ripe, somewhat green)
  • 1.25 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp sweetener
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp allspice

Protein Cream (optional)

  • 4oz reduced fat cream cheese
  • 7oz 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop Labrada ISO Lean Pro
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
Steps
  1. Set oven to 350F.
  2. In a bowl, mix chopped bananas, coconut oil, egg and sweetener.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix all dry ingredients together – oat flour, oatmeal, protein powder, baking soda & baking powder, cinnamon and allspice.
  4. Add banana mixture to the dry ingredients, as well as greek yogurt and carrots. Mix thoroughly.
  5. Evenly divide among muffin cups. Bake in the oven for at least 25 minutes at 350F.
  6. For protein cream, mix all ingredients together in a bowl and chill in the refrigerator.  Serve with muffins as to pudding or faux-icing.

Approximate macros for 1 of 6 muffins WITHOUT protein cream:

 

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Calories
279
Protein
13g
Fat
12g
Carbs
32g
Sodium
-
Fiber
5g
Sugar
9g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.