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Ellipse Fitness Promotes “Muffins and Protein” for Valentine’s Day
Appleton, WI. – February 13, 2013 – What a great way to start your Valentine’s Day with a heart-healthy recipe that is packed with fast releasing protein powder, natural carbohydrates, and fruit, all wrapped in one beautiful muffin wrapper! Finding a nutritious baked good is hard to come by in a world filled with fast food drive-thrus and sugar packed Danishes! Whip these Muscle Muffins up for your family or friends and help them take care of their heart!
The protein powder used in these muffins is a low calorie alternative to wheat and flour. Plus it provides an excellent protein source to help keep you full and rev your metabolism!
- The unsweetened almond milk has a fraction of the sugar content than regular milk!
- The Pumpkin Puree and Bananas are low-fat alternatives to keep the muffins moist vs. using unhealthy fats and oils.
- Chia seeds are an excellent source of essential fatty acids and help stabilize your blood sugar!
Valentine’s Day Protein Muffins
Muffin Ingredients: 1 Small Apple – 1 Cup of Vanilla Ellipse Protein Powder – 1 Medium Banana – 1 Can of Pumpkin Puree – 1/2 Cup of Oats – 1/8 Cup Chia Seeds – 1/4 Cup Almond Milk – 1/4 Cup of Pistachios
Frosting Ingredients: Frosting: 1/2 Cup Chocolate or Strawberry Ellipse Protein Powder – 3/4 Cup Milk
Directions for Muffins: Preheat oven to 340 degrees. Blend all ingredients. Pour batter into nine silicone muffin cases. Bake for about 40 minutes.
Directions For Frosting: Mix protein powder and milk. Pour mixture into piping bag. Frost! If desired, top with extra chia seeds, a sprinkle of organic cocoa powder, or a candy heart!
Serves: Makes 9 Muffins (1 Muffin/serving) Exchanges: 1 Milk, 1 Carb, 3 Extra Lean Protein
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About Ellipse Fitness®: Founded in 2002, Ellipse Fitness is a classes-only fitness and nutrition franchise specializing in providing regularly scheduled exercise classes and nutrition programs for our members. Our proprietary workout programs are set in a group exercise format and emphasize functional movement, cardiovascular training, building core strength and adding lean muscle mass. For information on programs and locations please visit ellipsefitness.com. For information about owning an Ellipse Fitness franchise please visit ellipsefitnessfranchise.com.
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