Coconut Protein Muffins

22 Sep

On Thursday I was doing some food prep for my three shifts this weekend and made some delicious coconut mini-muffins. Based mainly off the Jamie Eason Coconut Cupcakes but without frosting and a few recipe changes.

Here’s what my final recipe looked like:

  • 1 and 1/2 C flour blend (1/2 C Coconut flour, 1/2 C Almond flour, 1/2 C whole grain GF flour)
  • 2 scoops (servings) vanilla whey protein
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Coconut palm brown sugar
  • 4 oz. apple baby food
  • 6 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Spray mini-muffin pan with non-stick spray
  3. In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients
  4. In a separate bowl combine yogurt, vanilla, baby food, coconut milk, and vanilla extract. Then add wet ingredients into dry and mix well
  5. Fill muffin tins, bake approx. 18-20 minutes

I was surprised by how much I like them! Make sure to store in the fridge and you can just heat them in the microwave when you’re ready to enjoy.

coconut muffins

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3 Responses to “Coconut Protein Muffins”

  1. thedancingrunner September 22, 2014 at 5:59 pm #

    Wow baby food really…interesting! I like anything w coconut!

    • fitandbusy September 23, 2014 at 9:13 am #

      an unsweetened apple sauce would work too but yep I bake with baby food pretty regularly.

      • thedancingrunner September 23, 2014 at 10:56 am #

        I’m fascinated! Thanks for the tip!

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