Zucchini Protein Muffins Recipe

Looking for an easy Zucchini Protein Muffins recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Protein Muffins using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cpapalia

Makes 9 servings



Good source of calcium, protein, and fiber. Low in sugar. Makes 9 large muffins.

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Protein Muffins

1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1/3 cup wheat germ
40 g protein powder
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 cup milk
1 tbsp milk
1/3 cup egg beaters
1/4 cup margarine
0.04 cups sugar (NOTE: use 1/3 cup Splenda)
1 cup grated zucchini

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Protein Muffins

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

  2. Spray muffin pans with a non-stick cooking spray or line with muffin cups

  3. Combine whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt and ground cinnamon, mix thoroughly.

  4. Add in wheat germ and protein powder (these ingredients should equal roughly 1/2 a cup together; if these ingredients are not wanted, increase the amount of flour to 2 cups)

  5. Mix the milk, slightly beaten egg whites, melted margarine, Splenda and shredded zucchini together

  6. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir until just barely moistened (batter should be lumpy)

  7. Fill muffin tins 2/3 full with batter.

  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned

Categories

Vegetables, Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 73.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
114
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
319mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
14.5g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
8.3g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 17% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin E
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