Jumbo Carrot Protein Muffins

These protein muffins are so good you won't even know they're healthy! These will keep at room temperature for up to 2 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 jumbo muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 scoop whey protein powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups grated carrot

  • ½ cup raisins

  • ½ cup maple syrup

  • cup olive oil

  • 2 large eggs

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons raw sugar

  • 3 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line two 4-cup jumbo muffin tins with paper liners.

  2. Whisk flour, protein powder, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt together in a large bowl. Gently stir in carrots and raisins.

  3. Whisk maple syrup and oil together in a medium bowl. Add eggs, yogurt, and vanilla and beat well. Pour the wet mixture into the dry and stir until just combined. It will be a bit lumpy.

  4. Pour the batter evenly into the muffin tins. Sprinkle raw sugar and pumpkin seeds over the tops.

  5. Bake muffins in the preheated oven until golden and a toothpick inserted into the middle of the largest muffin comes out clean, about 15 minutes. Cool the muffins on a cooling rack for at least 10 minutes before serving.

Cook's Note:

You can use vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt if you prefer. The raw sugar and pumpkin seeds are optional.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

349 Calories
15g Fat
47g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 349
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 376mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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