Apple Cinnamon Protein Muffins

Turn that pancake mix into muffins! Try this delicious recipe for a classic apple cinnamon muffin, but packed with fiber and packed with protein! Great for kids too!

You can make them into large batches and freeze them, for a fast and healthy breakfast on the go.

INGREDIENTS:
1-1/2 cups FlapJacked Cinnamon Apple Protein Pancake Mix
1 cup skim or fat free milk
1 TBSP honey (or use low-glycemic sweetener)
2 large egg white
1 cup Barbara’s Better that Granola oats & honey

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INSTRUCTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350.  Grease a non-stick muffin pan (or use paper or foil muffin liners).  Mix all ingredients with a mixer on low for 30 seconds, then on high for 1 minute.  Pour evenly into 8 muffins.  Bake in pre-heated muffin pan for 12-15 minutes. Lt cool & Enjoy!

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NUTRITIONAL:
Serving Size: 1 muffin
Servings: 8
Calories 88
Fat 1g
Carbs 14g
Fiber 1g
Sugar 7g
Protein 12g

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Breakfast of Love

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Cinna-pockets

My kids love cinnamon rolls, and well so do I! I wanted to do something different and so I created the cinna-pockets! These are great for a weekend morning, or freeze them and they can be defrosted for a weekday breakfast on the go before school. It only took about 20 minutes from start to finish.

Here’s what you need:

  1. 1 package refrigerated cinnamon roll dough w/ icing
  2. Rolling pin
  3. an 11 x 13 in baking sheet
  4. Butter or Pam for greasing
  5. 1 medium crimper (or you can do it by hand with a fork)

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Here is what you do:

  • Open up the package of cinnamon roll dough, take the individually cut pieces and icing out.
  • Roll out each piece big enough to fit in the crimper. If you don’t have a crimper you can do it without by crimping the edges together with a fork.
  • Place a spoonful in the middle and crimp together.
  • Repeat with remaining pieces.
  • Make sure all edges are crimped together tightly so the icing does not spill out.
  • Place on a greased baking dish and bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Let cool, and pour any left over icing over the top. Enjoy!

Careful, they go fast!