Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Chocolate Cinnamon Apple Raisin Muffins!

Good Morning my loves!!!!! This is going to be a super quick post because I have to go to my niece’s school…I am going to chaperone a class trip to the MOMA! I can’t wait!!!!!

Eats and Workouts!

Ayer for Lunch I had a Green Monster with

  • Frozen Spinach
  • Chocolate Light Muscle Milk
  • Chocolate Light Silk Soy Milk
  • 1/2 a Frozen Banana
  • 6 Frozen Strawberries


For din din I made Papa Namaste Pasta! this is so good!!!!!



This morning I did 30 minutes of Personal Training with Jackie Warner and burned 199 Calories

For Breakfast I am enjoying Oikos Honey Yogurt with Peanut Butter, a small Banana, and a Muffin (recipe below) and my usual Cafe con Leche. Can somebody say “YUUUMS”?!

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Chocolate Cinnamon Apple and Raisins Protein Muffins

A couple of days ago Naomi posted a recipe for Cinnamon Apple Protein Muffins and I HAD to make it!

My version consisted of:

  • 3 Scoops of Chocolate Light Muscle Milk
  • 1 Cup of Oat Bran
  • 1 Cup of Applesauce
  • 1 TBSP Cinnamon
  • 1.5 TSP Baking Powder
  • .5 TSP Baking Soda
  • 1/3 cup of All Whites (Liquid Egg Whites)
  • 3 TBSP Ground Flaxseed
  • Snack Size box of Raisins


I tried to stay true to Naomi’s recipe but for some reason it was VERY thick (maybe because of the LMM) so I had to use a whole cup of Applesauce instead of 1/2 and I also used a little more egg whites…



I tossed them in the oven and baked at 350 for 25 minutes…

Fresh out of the oven


I enjoyed one last night for dessert with Jif Natural Peanut Butter


Nice and Moist…

DSCN6266Each one is about 130 Calories without the Peanut Butter Topping 

Thanks for the recipe chica!!!!! So far you are Two for Two!

And just when I thought things could not get any better…Look what my supermarket is finally carrying!!!!!!



I was so excited that I actually walked to the Dairy Dept Manager and thanked him! I can not wait to try it!!!!!

Well I am off to enjoy a fabulous day at the museum except for 35 screaming kids!

Have a great day loves!!!!! Thank you for always reading! I appreciate each and every one of you!



  1. Quick question, what do you use to count calories when you workout?

    Mummm Love that pb topping!

  2. Have fun on the trip!

    Love the muffins. I wouldn't have thought to add protein powder, but what a good idea!

  3. Mmm those muffins look amazing!! I definitely have to try them out since I already have all the ingredients on hand!!

  4. Those muffins look great! And I'd definitely top mine with peanut butter too :)

  5. I am so jealous! I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art while I was there but missed MOMA. Have fun :)

  6. Have fun at MOMA! I'd love to visit there!

  7. Aw, have fun on the field trip!!! Those muffins look great!

  8. Oooooo, caramel's my fav flavor, so do tell how u like the new yogurt!
    You know what I like abt u Mari? (well, ONE of the many things anyway) ... u're a girl who has got to have dessert, and u always manage to make it healthy BUT also incredibly satisfying. Kudos!

  9. have fun girlie!

    I think those muffins look STELLAR!! yum!

    No cookie dough???Im sooo addicted! lol

  10. Oh, field trips are so fun!!!!!

    Yay for the muffins- I thought it was just me that the batter was dry. I added a little extra applesauce too thinking I measured wrong. Yours look delish :D I am making more this weekend...wooo. They are soooo good with laughing cow cheese BTW!

  11. Have fun on the field trip. Avoid the kids!

  12. 1st yum to the pasta! & where do you get your muscle milk powder? & about how much is it please?

  13. oh & yay for caramel Oikos!! i heard somebody pronounce it 'oiy-kis' & laughed pretty hard xD

  14. YAY glad you liked them! the recipe calls for 1 full cup of applesauce, so I used two small containers since each one is 1/2 Cup.

    I can't wait to try it with chocoalte protein powder! i also posted a new muffin recipe on the bloggieee

  15. Yum - those muffins made my mouth water. :)

  16. I have been looking for that Oikos EVERYWHERE! I'm going to have to keep a close eye on my supermarket. The muffins look awesome!

    Have fun on the class trip.

    your notes look shockingly like mine. We are doing the lower leg now, which has tons of muscles. Abduction, adduction, flexion, extension...the list never ends!

  17. I'm so jealous of your trip to MoMa! I've been to the one in San Francisco and it's excellent.

    I got my Personal Training with Jackie DVD. I'm going to give it a try tomorrow am if I can wake up at 5:30am. Otherwise I'll try it tomorrow night!

    I need to try those muffins! Protein baby!

    caramel oikos is THE best. Enjoy!

  18. i hope the field trip was fun!

  19. Have you tried chocolate oikos? I want to know which is better...

    Bahhhh I want to me able to know how many calories I burn! Darn being broke!

  20. I really like the Carmel oikos--but I didn't at first. Make sure and give it a chance--it's really sweet!
    <3 jess

  21. Everything tastes better with some PB on top! I have yet so try the caramel oikos. I can't get myself to pay so much money for such a small portion of yogurt :(

  22. You were in my neighborhood!! Too bad you were with a bunch of screaming kids,or we could have met up.

  23. YAY for Caramel Oikos! Love the muffins, would oats work in place of oat bran? Or another sub? Hope you had fun on the field trip!

  24. those muffins look muy bueno :)

  25. did u see this when u where there???

  26. Those muffins look fabulous! And yum on the oikos :o)


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