Savoury Energy Muffins

 

If you're like me and tend to snack constantly throughout the day, try these tasty and super healthy sweet potato muffins. Create a batch at a weekend, and grab a couple on the go throughout the week. Roughly 1 hour to create, 15 mins to prep, 45 mins in the oven. Done!

Packed with nutrients and offer  'slow energy release' carbs, a bonus for those in training.... Or just trying to keep hunger at bay throughout the day.

 
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Nutritional Benefits:

 

Protein - eggs, seeds, cheese (build & repair muscle)

Slow release carbohydrates - sweet potato (keeping hunger at bay)

To taste - cheese, poppy seeds & chilli

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ingredients


  • 600g Sweet potato or butternut squash
  • 4 spring onions
  • 2 red chilli
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 tbls cottage cheese
  • 250g wholemeal self raising flour
  • 50g grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbls sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbls poppy seeds

Method


  • Peel sweet potato/squash and grate. Trim the spring onions, chillies.
  • Mix together the egg, sweet potato spring onions, half of the chilli, cottage cheese, flour, 3/4 of the Parmesan, salt, pepper.
  • Cut squares of greaseproof paper to fit into 12-hole muffin tin then fill each one with the mixture above.
  • Sprinkle over remaining chilli, poppy seeds, sunflower seeds and parmesan cheese on top.
  • Bake for 45 - 50 mins (Squash may only need 35 mins)