A Breakfast Treat

By San Tan Valley Fit Body Boot Camp

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

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 12-tin muffin pan with coconut oil spray.
  • 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.
  • 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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