RecipeChocolate Protein Muffins

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Total Fat: 5 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 3 g
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 10 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4 g
  • Total Sugar: 10 g
    • Natural Sugar: 5 g
    • Added Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 150 mg

You gotta love chocolate muffins that deliver a dose of protein to help keep you full and energized. Enjoy one for breakfast with eggs or yogurt or have it on its own as a power-you-up snack.

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This recipe makes 20 muffins

Dry Ingredients

  • 1½ cups whole wheat-white flour (or ¾ cup whole grain plus ¾ cup all purpose flour)
  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 scoops (½ cup) chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1½ teaspoons baking soda


Wet Ingredients

  • 1 whole egg, lightly beaten
  • 4 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1½ cups low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (may substitute with vegetable oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 400˚. Liberally coat two standard muffin tins with nonstick oil spray and set aside. (Note: You can use silicone muffin liners or pour batter directly into muffin tins misted with nonstick oil spray; paper liners may stick to muffins.)

In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients (with the exception of chips).

In a small mixing bowl, combine all wet ingredients.

Create a well in the center of the dry ingredients. Pour the wet ingredients into the well and begin to mix. Add the chocolate chips right before the mixture is fully combined. Take care not to overmix. 

Pour batter evenly among 20 muffin cups and bake for approximately 20 minutes.

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