Protein Apple Oat Muffins

Protein Apple Oat Muffins

Jan 15, 2021

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 muffins


  • 2 cups Flourish Buttermilk Protein Pancake Mix 
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs, large
  • ½ cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • ⅔ cup plus 1 tbsp pure maple syrup
  • ⅔ cup plus 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large Pink Lady apple (about 8 oz.), grated
  • ½ cup plus ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ cup plus ½ cup old-fashioned oats


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a standard 12-cup muffin pan with paper liners. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl,  whisk Flourish, flaxseed meal, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt together.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, applesauce, ⅔ cup maple syrup, ⅔ cup coconut oil, lemon juice, and vanilla extract together until combined.
  4. Gently add dry mixture to the wet mixture and whisk to combine. Fold in grated apple, ½ cup almonds and ¼ cup oats. Divide batter among prepared muffin cups, filling each to the very top.
  5. Mix remaining ¼ cup almonds, ½ cup oats, 1 tbsp maple syrup, and 1 tbsp coconut oil in a small bowl to combine. Sprinkle over each muffin.
  6. Bake muffins, rotating pan halfway through, until tops are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the centers comes out clean, 25–30 minutes.


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