Chocolate Chip, Zucchini/Yellow Squash Protein Muffins!

Chocolate Chip, Zucchini/Yellow Squash Protein Muffins!2018-01-16T20:10:19+00:00

Project Description

Chocolate Chip Zucchini MuffinsIngredients:

  • Less than 1/3 c. honey
  • 1/4 c. molasses
  • 1/4 c. coconut oil melted
  • 1 egg , plus 2 egg whites
  • 1 banana , well mashed
  • 3/4 c. plain yogurt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 c. grated zucchini and yellow squash (approx. 2 medium)
  • 2 c. whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 c. Growing Naturals Chocolate Rice Protein powder
  • 1/2 c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 c. mini chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Once you’ve shredded your zucchini, squeeze out any excess moisture. In a stand mixer, mix together the wet ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together the flour, ground flaxseed, cocoa powder, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  4. Slowly add the flour mixture into the wet batter and mix well.
  5. Add your mini chocolate chips and stir just until incorporated.
  6. Lightly coat your jumbo muffin tin with cooking spray; fill each cup about half way.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Approximately (1 of 12 muffins): 7.5g protein/ 18g sugar/ 36g carb/ 7.8g fat/ 4g fiber/ 225 calories

Recipe courtesy of Michele Eichstead

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