Apple Caramel Protein Muffins

Oh yes I did.  I know it’s not Fall yet but I had to make these Apple Caramel Protein Muffins.  They’re packed full of fiber, protein, and deliciousness.  Secret: the topping isn’t actual caramel, it’s a healthier version and its sooooo good.
  • 2 cups flour 
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda 
  • 2 scoops AboutTime Vanilla Protein Powder (use code HAPPILYHUGHES for 25% off)
  • 3 TBSP chia seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 egg whites 
  • 3 overripe bananas 
  • 1/3 cup vanilla greek yogurt 
  • 1 TBSP vanilla extract 
  • 1 apple chopped 
  • Cinnamon to taste 
  • Healthy Caramel Topping Ingredients Here
  •  Directions:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease muffin pan with coconut oil 
    2. Whip muffin wet ingredients together in mixing bowl with a whisk 
    3. Add in dry ingredients, except for cinnamon and apples.  Mix well until smooth.  
    4. Pour mixture into muffin pan, filling each cup 3/4 of the way. 
    5. Top with apple and cinnamon.
    6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. 
    7. Top with caramel topping- directions HERE.

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    1. Ahhhh this post has me really excited about fall! Can't wait to go pick some fresh apples. These look yummy!

    2. Looks delicious! I love protein muffins… will def have to try these! Thanks for sharing!

    3. These sound super good, and so perfect for fall too!

    4. Love this! Never thought to put apples in like that! I'll def give it a try.

    5. What a unique recipe! I'd be interested in trying to make a gluten-free version of these.

    6. You might also try these with pears. Pears are good in bakery 🙂

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