Ultimate Muffin Recipe

This post was written by Emily Rubin, RD, a Clinical Dietitian in the Jefferson Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

What makes these easy-to-make muffins “ultimate”? They’re low in fat and sugar and high in protein, calcium and fiber. Spread with a fruit preserve and peanut butter for a riff on peanut butter and jelly, or enjoy ‘em plain.

Servings: 12 muffins


2 cups 100% whole-grain waffle/pancake mix

2 whole eggs

1 1/4 cup milk fortified with protein (skim milk plus, pea protein milk, soy milk)

1 scoop (28 g) vanilla protein powder

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup Truvia Brown Sugar Blend

1 tsp cinnamon

Optional: 1 cup nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350.
  2. Spray muffin tray with non-stick spray (or use muffin cups).
  3. Mix all ingredients.
  4. Pour muffin cups to rim.
  5. Sprinkle cinnamon and Truvia brown sugar blend on top.
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes until golden brown and toothpick is clean from the middle of muffin.


Calories: 150

Protein: 8 grams

Fiber: 5 grams

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