Protein Muffins


By SpeedyGonsales (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

By SpeedyGonsales (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

When you are on a strict diet, then you can only dream of munching on snacks but in reality you have to stay away from them. What if we suggest you a diet plan that allows you to have almost everything under the sun as long as it’s completely natural?

Try to include our diet in your lifestyle; it is the latest fad across town since it allows you to eat unlike most diets that will nearly starve you to stay lean.

So when you are troubled by hunger pangs between meals, don’t ignore it. Prepare a batch of chocolate chip protein muffins beforehand and munch on one to satiate your hunger. These are fun to make and don’t take up lot of your time as well. Once you take a bite, the melted chocolate chips oozing out into your mouth is bliss! The protein powder makes sure that you get your share of protein which you might have missed out during your lunch and makes the cupcakes filling, all at once. A hint of ground cinnamon pairs well with chocolate and revs up the flavors further. So next time you have a snack craving, keep these protein muffins handy!


Serves: 10

  • 1 scoop (35 gms) Whey protein powder
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup sunflower seed butter
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup unsweetened coconut, shredded
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  • Warm up your oven to 350 degrees f.
  • Crack the eggs into a large bowl and whisk thoroughly along with a sunflower seed butter and a splash of vanilla extract.
  • Combine the dry ingredients, except shredded coconut and chocolate chips, into another bowl and fold them into the wet mixture until they blend together to form a smooth batter.
  • Scatter the remaining ingredients onto the batter and fold them in until well combined.
  • Spoon the butter into 10 pre-greased muffin molds and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Set aside on the wire rack until they cool down completely.
  • Store them in an airtight container and snack on them between meals.