RECIPES

Orange Creamsicle Protein Muffins

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 (Heather Powers)

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Soft and flakey, orange and creamy, these muffins just scream summer. And guess what…they’re vegan and gluten-free!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/8 cup coconut flour
  • 1 scoop vanilla plant-based protein powder
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup agave syrup
  • 20 Drops Orange NuStevia
  • Zest of one orange (about 1-2 teaspoons)

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin tin with foil liners (or coat pan with a generous amount of non-stick spray)

Step 2:

  • In a medium-sized bowl combine flours, protein powder, baking powder, salt, xanthan gum, and chia seeds and stir together.

Step 3:

  • In a separate bowl, add milk, oil, agave, stevia, and orange zest and stir to combine.

Step 4:

  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir until all the flour is incorporated.

Step 5:

  • Spoon batter into muffin liners filling 3/4 of the way full.

Step 6:

  • Bake for 22-24 minutes or until the tops are slightly browned.

Step 7:

  • Once done, transfer to a wire rack and allow to cool for 10 minutes.

Step 8:

  • Enjoy alone with a glass of milk or coffee, or crumble over your favorite yogurt for a protein packed breakfast!