Recipes: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

What’s a good morning without a nutritious breakfast?

Breakfast lends itself to many delicious, and healthy, options – yogurt, fruit, oatmeal, eggs, whole wheat toast…

But have you ever thought to include muffins in that list?

What is typically categorized as a sugar filled treat, these blueberry streusel muffins are packed with protein to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you on track with your fitness goals!

There’s a common misconception among those starting their health journey, that you have to give up the foods you love to lose weight.

Let’s put that misconception to rest – there are so many ways to enjoy your favorite foods, but in different ways which won’t expand your waistband!

Let’s get to cooking!

Ingredients

  • Coconut oil spray
  • 2 Cups liquid egg whites
  • 1 Cup vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Cup old fashion oats, divided
  • 1 Cup frozen blueberries, divided
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • ½ Teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ Teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-tin muffin pan with coconut oil spray.
  2. In a blender combine the egg whites, protein powder, ¾ cup oats, ½ cup blueberries, the lemon zest, sea salt and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter evenly between the 12 muffin tins. Divide the remaining blueberries evenly between the muffins and drop into the batter. Place a sprinkle of the remaining oats on the top of each muffin

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 2 muffins

Calories: 150

Fat: 1g

Carbohydrate: 12g

Sodium: 290mg

Sugar: 3g

Fiber: 3g

Protein: 20g

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