Monday: 6m easy 8:00/pace
Tuesday: Crossfit, 8.5m easy 7:53/pace
Wednesday: 5m easy 10:00/pace
You asked for it, here’s the recipe for the “Brotein Muffins” I posted about this past Sunday. Super happy with the flavor, texture and overall heartiness of these muffins.
Start here and buy this mix:
Flip box over and use this:
Substitutions I used (and what made these incredible)
3 tbsp of Avocado oil (or another oil) in place of butter
Silk Almond Milk instead of regular milk
Add 1/2-1 cup of whole grain oats for texture
Use 1-1.5 bananas (depending on size)
Use WAY more cinnamon.
Don’t put walnuts in. Ew. Gross.
*Before adding in anything extra the calorie count is approximately 100 for each muffin, I will calculate macros next time I make these!
With the base recipe above, I separated the batter into two separate bowls for two types of muffins. The above recipe makes 12 muffins. They came out so good I went back and made a 2nd batch of each which is how all the yummy substitutions and perfections came in.
For the chocolate chip recipe I added: mini chocolate chips (do NOT use a full cup like in the recipe suggests…eyeball it while mixing in or stick closer to 1/2 cup), then 1 tbsp of chia seeds to bulk up the protein and more good-for-you nutrition!
Chocolate chip banana heaven! (Pictured below…the ones further down in the shot are Peanut Butter and Jelly. Yeah, i know…just keep reading.)
So I got a little crafty with the 2nd batch and added a cup of Craisins & 2 tbsp of PB Fit, hence the PB&J muffin.
Notice the few on the bottom left of the photo? I actually stuffed a couple with actual peanut butter…If you get muffins from me, expect a surprise in the center from now on, these were a hit!
These will be a staple in my house for an easy grab-n-go snack or fast breakfast when I get back from early morning Crossfit. Lately my life has been running, recovering, lifting, recovering and trying to figure out proper nutrition while trying not to be hungry all the time. It’s a real problem. I’m working on it.
All this talk about working out, protein and muffins makes me wanna lift or go for a run or combine the two and do a Spartan… hehehe. With that being said, let’s do a Spartan Race entry giveaway!
Marriott Rewards is now the official Hotel Partner for Spartan Race and has an exclusive offer to people who join their loyalty program – 20% off races, free VIP bag check and $5 off Spartan gear at the races. Once enrolled, points are earned when you stay at any 4,500 participating hotels around the world.
It’s always a tough to choose a hotel when traveling for races, but this rewards program is pretty cool.
To enter for a free Spartan Race Entry, leave a comment below telling me which Spartan Race you’d like to complete. For an extra entry sign up for the Marriott Rewards program here and leave an extra comment telling me you did!
Giveaway ends 5/24 midnight EST!
Monday: 7m interval (12 x 200s average pace 5:30)
Tuesday: Crossfit, 8.5m easy 7:47/pace
Wednesday: 6m easy 8:47/pace
Thursday: 5m easy 9:25/pace
Friday: 2 hour endurance workout (included 4 miles of running 8:55/pace)
Saturday: 1 hour biceps/triceps/lots of stretching
Sunday: 6.9m trail run 9:35/pace
Total Miles: 37.5
Let me know if you try out the muffin recipe!