Healthy Lemon Muffins

2015-10-06
Healthy lemon muffins
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 25m

If you’re after a healthy muffin recipe with a lemon twist then look no further (plus this recipe is easy to make too!).

 

The base of these muffins is oat flour, but feel free to use spelt or wholemeal. You can also make a protein version of the muffins by replacing 25g (1/4 cup) of the flour with whey protein – I used vanilla whey protein from Protein Dynamix (use the code NIC20 for 20% off!).

 

The recipe below makes 6 muffins (which I made in a silicone muffin tray to prevent them from sticking!) but you could easily double up the measurements to make 12.

 

Do let me know if you make these muffins too!

 

Ingredients

  • 150g (1 and 1/4 cup) oat flour/ground oats*
  • 45g (1/4 cup) sugar alternative**
  • 1/2 tbsp baking soda + a pinch of salt
  • 2 large lemons, zested + juice of half of 1
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 1/4 cup oil (65ml) e.g. coconut or vegetable
  • 1 egg & 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • ICING
  • 100g Greek yoghurt, 25g vanilla protein powder***, 1-3 tbsp sweetener + juice of half a lemon
 

*To make protein lemon muffins use 120g (1 cup) of oat flour/ground oats and 25g (1/4 cup) of vanilla or unflavoured whey protein - this makes the muffins have 10g protein each!

 

**Such as Sukrin Gold, Xylitol or Trvuia (if you use a ‘lighter sweetener’ use the cup measurement as opposed to grams)

 

***You can swap the whey protein in the icing for white hot chocolate powder or Sukrin (calorie free) Icing Sugar

 

Healthy lemon muffins

 

Method

Step 1

Pre-heat your oven to 170 degrees C and mix together the dry ingredients in one bowl and the wet in another.

Step 2

Mix the wet and dry ingredients together before pouring into 6 silicone muffin cases

Step 3

Bake for 20 minutes (or until just cooked)

Step 4

Ice if desired & enjoy!

 

Healthy lemon muffins

Healthy lemon muffins

 

 

*This recipe was originally created for Protein Dynamix and contains an affiliate link. Please read my disclaimer page for more information.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    200 Kcal
  • Carbs

    15g
  • Protein

    6g
  • Fat

    12g

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  1. posted by Jawad on October 6, 2015

    Lovely mmmm

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