High-Protein Chocolate Muffins

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 4 large pasture-raised eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups blanched fine almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ cup cacao powder, unsweetened
  • 1 (60-gram) bar dark chocolate, chopped (I used HU Kitchen)

Optional Toppings

  • Cacao nibs
  • Almond butter
  • Dark chocolate chips

Method

Step 1 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a muffin tin with paper cups or use a sturdy silicone muffin form.

Step 2 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 2

Combine the wet ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk well until combined.

Step 3 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Combine the almond flour, baking powder, and cacao powder in a large bowl.

Step 4 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 4

Add the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients bowl and stir well until no lumps remain. Fold the chocolate into the batter.

Step 5 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Divide the batter evenly amongst 12 muffin slots. Then top with optional toppings, if using.

Step 6 High-Protein Chocolate Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 6

Bake for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Enjoy warm or store in an airtight container for up to 4 days at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per muffin: Calories: 244, Total Fat: 20g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 64mg, Sodium: 71mg, Carbohydrates: 9g, Fiber: 4g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 10g, Net Carbs: 5g

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