Carrot Cake Protein Muffins

by Gennifer Strobo

Carrot Cake Protein Muffins

I've always LOVED carrot cake, I mean what could be wrong with spiced cake and a bright veggie? However, as a diabetic and health fanatic it was too full of sugar for me to indulge in most times. So, I worked on remaking this classic into a healthy protein packed one! This muffin recipe is a grown up version of carrot cake. Don’t worry, the kids will love them too! What a great grab and go breakfast paired with a few almonds or a TB of nut butter. How about an after school snack?

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Egg whites
  • 1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1/2 cup Pureed Carrots (tip: Use stage 1 carrot baby food , it’s the easiest)
  • 1 tbsp Almond OR Butter Extract
  • 1 cup Grated Carrots (ensure they are finely grated)
  • 1/2 cup Protein Powder BeautyWhey or BeautyVegan (Vanilla or Cinnamon work best)
  • 1 cup Old fashioned oats (use gluten free if sensitive)
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Pumpkin pie spice (or sub 1/4 tsp each nutmeg, allspice)
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Stevia (optional)

Instructions

  1. Spray muffin pan with non-stick spray. If you use liner cups spray them lightly with spray to keep from sticking.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients except your grated carrots together in a blender and mix WELL.
  3. Stir in the carrots and pour into muffin tins.
  4. Bake for approximately 22-24 minutes and lightly browned on top. You don’t want to overcook them.
  5. Allow to cool completely before storing to ensure 100% set and ready.

Nutritional Info per muffin

  • Calories: 61
  • Fat: 1.5 grams
  • Carbs: 6 grams
  • Protein: 7 grams

Food, Fitness and Family for the total YOU!

Gennifer

Gennifer Strobo
Gennifer Strobo

IFBB Figure Pro, Certified Nutritionist, Personal Chef and Mom

It’s me Gennifer Strobo and I have had a passion for nutrition and healing the body through food for over 18 years. While I’m a Certified Nutritionist and have been to culinary school I am also a mother of 2 college daughters, Type 1 Diabetic, 19 year cancer survivor and suffer with MS as well. This is why nutrition is so important to me. Our body’s want to heal themselves through food and that doesn’t mean by eating just plain boring chicken and broccoli.

My website Gennifer Strobo is a recipe subscription based place that you can find recipes that are not only healthy and good for you and your family but tasty too. New recipe weekly to help you ever expand your own daily meals and even enjoy a dessert as well.



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