These are a moist alternative to the humble muffin, these little treats are high in protein, high in fibre and low carb.

They are so moist can be eaten for breakfast, as a snack or after a workout and are delicious with or without the cream.

A few healthy pumpkin facts for you;

  • Pumpkin helps to regulate blood pressure.
  • They are great for heart health.
  • Pumpkins have a powerful effect on glucose absorbtion so are ideal for diabetics.
  • Theya re also a super source of fiber, so you will feel fuller for longer!

 Happy Halloween!


You will need:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Whisk
  • Wire rack
  • 12 hole baking tray
  • 12 x cake cases

Nutrition (per muffin):

  • Calories – 53kcal
  • Protein – 5g
  • Carbohydrate – 5g
  • Fat 1g

 Ingredients For The Pumpkin Muffin

  • 425g (1 can) Pumpkin puree
  • 30g Boditronics Vanilla Express Whey
  • 30g Boditronics Sweet Spice Mass Attack Heavyweight
  • 2 large eggs
  • 50ml milk
  • 40g Self raising flour
  • 5g Sweetener
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Pumpkin Spice
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  Ingredients For The Cream:

  • 20g Lightest Cream Cheese
  • 20g Boditronics Sweet Spice Mass Attack Heavyweight
  • 5g Crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp Maple syrup

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Empty the contents of 1 x 425g can of pumpkin puree into a b mixing bowl.
  3. Add the eggs, milk and 30g Boditronics Sweet Spice Mass Attack Heavyweight protein powder and to a smooth paste.
  4. Add the 30g Boditronics Vanilla Express Whey, cinnamon and pumkin spice and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add the flour and baking powder.
  6. Give it a quick taste and add maple syrup to taste.
  7. Mix thoroughly.
  8. Place the cupcake cases in the 12 hole baking tray and distribute the mixture evenly.
  9. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Whilst cooking, mix all of the ingredients together for the spiced peanut butter cream.
  11. Remove the muffins from the oven and leave to cool completely.
  12. Place the cream on top of the muffins and decorate as you wish.
  13. Put in the fridge to set the cream.
  14. Remove from the fridge and allow to return to room temperature.
  15. Enjoy for breakfast, after your workout or with a cup of tea as a snack!