Apple & Chocolate Protein Muffins

This recipe is a return to a common theme for Nutrition 4 Fighters, breakfast muffins! These are a great high protein, medium carbohydrate and low fat option that can set you up nicely for either a great workout or the day ahead.


  • 90g of oats
  • 50g unflavoured whey protein (or plant based equivalent)
  • 1 x medium apple
  • 1 x medium banana
  • 1 x cup (250ml) semi skimmed milk (or plant based alternative)
  • 30g dark 70% plus dark chocolate
  • 1 x tsp of ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 x tsp of baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 190c
  • Combine oats, protein powder, baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl
  • Blend milk and banana thoroughly
  • Combine oat & milk mixtures and thoughtfully mix together
  • Chop apple into small pieces
  • Roughly chop the chocolate into small pieces
  • Grease a muffin tray or use muffin baking cups
  • Place wet mixture evenly into the tray
  • Add pieces of chopped apple & chocolate evenly to each muffin, using a fork to press them down inside the mixture where needed
  • Heat in oven for 20 minutes
  • Remove, allow to call and serve

You’ve got one breakfast or snack meal sorted here with another you can put in the fridge for later.

Per serving (half of total mixture measures above):


Protein: 32g

Carbohydrate: 67g

Fat: 14g

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