Chocolate Protein Oatmeal Muffins

1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
Stevia, to taste
2/3 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 egg whites
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
6 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 cup of old fashioned rolled oats ground
1 cup dark chocolate chips, carob chips, walnuts, etc

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare muffin tins with cooking spray and/or paper muffin cups
2. Blend together cottage cheese, protein powder, stevia, applesauce, and egg whites.
3. Sift in a bowl baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, and salt. Add to wet ingredients and incorporate well.
4. With a spoon, stir in oats and chocolate chips.
5. Spoon into muffin tin to make 12 muffins.

Bake for 25 minutes. Let sit, then enjoy!

Freeze extras for easy to grab snacks!

Nutrition facts per serving (1 muffin):
Calories:  103
Protein:  7 g (28 cal)
Fat: 3 g (27 cal)
Carbs:  12 g (48 cal)

Chocolate Protein Pudding

1 scoop Chocolate protein powder
1 tbsp. pure, unsweetened cocoa powder
Splash of water

1. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl until they become pudding-like consistency.
2. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts per serving:
Calories:  131
Protein: 28 g
Fat: 0.6 g
Carbs:  3.5 g

Pumpkin Pie Pancakes


2 tbsp. canned pumpkin (pure pumpkin, NOT pie filling)
1/3 cup oats
1 scoop Vanilla protein powder
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp Splenda (see below)
½ cup water

1. Preheat medium frying pan over medium heat. Spray pan with no-calorie nonstick cooking spray.
2. Mix all ingredients in small bowl.
3. Pour ingredients in frying pan.
4. Cook until brown. Flip and continue cooking on the other side.
5. Remove from frying pan. Serve with sugar-free syrup.

Nutrition facts per serving:
Calories: 356 cal
Protein: 38 g
Fat: 4.5 g
Carbs:  41 g

There has been some discussion about the safety of Splenda or any artificial sweetner. In the case of this recipe substituting the Splenda with honey, applesauce, or an natural sugar product will change the nutritional value very little. Please use what you are most comfortable with.

Banana Muffins


Good for you banana muffins.

2 cups egg whites
1 whole egg
1-1/2 cup oats
1/2 cup Splenda
1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
1 mashed banana
3 scoops plain protein powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract

1. Preheat oven to 3500F.
2. Blend all ingredients in blender.
3. Line muffin tin with muffin cups. Pour batter into muffin tin.
4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
5. Check with a toothpick before removing from the oven.
6. Let cool for 20 minutes before serving.
7. Makes 12 muffins.

Nutrition facts per serving:
Calories:  120
Protein:  13.5 g
Fat: 1.4 g
Carbs:  12.4 g