Flourless Protein Chocolate Chip Muffins {GF and Dairy Free}

Behold! The most flavorful and delicious protein, fiber, omega 3 packed chocolate chip muffins. Lentils, black beans, oatmeal, pumpkin, flax, chia and SO MUCH MORE makes this recipe a healthy and action packed nutritional powerhouse to fuel your busiest of days or your wildest toddler.

Warning: Highly Addictive

I am constantly striving to create food that will nourish both the kids and the adults in this house; whew, that is a real challenge. These muffins are insanely healthy, have so much bang for your caloric buck baked into them, and are completely guilt free. They can be used as a breakfast substitute, mid-day snack, or post workout protein bomb.

These can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months, or in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a week. Each batch makes 24 delicious and healthy muffins!

Flourless Protein Chocolate Chip Muffins {GF and Dairy Free}

healthy, dairy free, gluten free high protein muffins
Prep Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine flexitarian, gluten free, healthy, Mediterranean, plantbased, vegan, vegetarian
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can cooked lentils
  • 12 oz plain or vanilla yogurt i used cashew, but you can use any plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup ground flax
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 4 eggs substitute with chia eggs or egg replacer if vegan
  • 2 tbsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips dark chocolate if vegan

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Process the oatmeal in a blender or food processor until powdery, remove and set aside
  • Blend black beans and lentils until smooth and add to a large mixing bowl. Add the yogurt, pumpkin, syrup, flax, chia, eggs (or egg replacement) baking soda, cinnamon, and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add the oatmeal into the wet ingredient mixture and stir until combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Line two muffin sheets with large baking cups and fill each with the muffin mixture to the top.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes. Optional: Broil for 2-3 minutes to make the edges crispy. Let them rest on the counter for 30 minutes and serve. Store remainder in airtight bags in the freezer or refrigerator.
    Enjoy!
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