Embark on a delightful journey of flavor and wellness with our Strawberry and Cottage Cheese Muffins—a Weight W-friendly creation that brings together the sweetness of strawberries and the protein punch of cottage cheese. These muffins redefine guilt-free indulgence, offering a delicious treat that aligns perfectly with your SmartPoints goals.
The foundation of these muffins lies in nutrient-rich ingredients. Fresh, juicy strawberries not only impart natural sweetness but also bring a burst of antioxidants and vitamin C. Paired with protein-packed cottage cheese, these muffins offer a balanced and satisfying nutritional profile.
Smart Baking Choices
Crafted with health-conscious baking choices, these muffins utilize whole grain flour for added fiber and nutritional value. Opting for minimal added sugars and incorporating egg whites contributes to a lighter texture without sacrificing taste, making each bite a wholesome delight.
Bursting with Strawberry Goodness
The integration of diced strawberries into the batter ensures that every muffin is infused with the vibrant flavor of this beloved berry. This thoughtful inclusion not only enhances taste but also adds a juicy and tender texture that makes each muffin a delectable treat.
Protein Boost from Cottage Cheese
The addition of cottage cheese not only contributes to the muffins’ protein content but also imparts a moist and rich texture. This smart protein choice elevates the muffins, making them a satisfying snack or breakfast option that keeps you fueled throughout the day.
Portion Control with 1 Point
One of the standout features of these Strawberry and Cottage Cheese Muffins is their low SmartPoints value—just 1 point per muffin. This allows for guilt-free enjoyment while ensuring portion control, aligning seamlessly with Weight W principles.
Versatile Snacking or Breakfast Option
Whether you choose to enjoy these muffins as a convenient on-the-go snack or as a delightful addition to your breakfast routine, their versatility makes them a go-to option for those seeking a balance of nutrition and flavor in every bite.
Conclusion: A Nourishing Treat for Weight W
In conclusion, our Strawberry and Cottage Cheese Muffins embody the essence of a nourishing treat within the Weight W framework. By combining smart ingredient choices, a burst of strawberry goodness, and a focus on portion control, we’ve crafted muffins that redefine the intersection of taste and wellness. Elevate your snacking or breakfast experience with these delightful muffins—each bite is a celebration of flavor, health, and the joy of mindful indulgence.
These muffins pack a nutritional punch, and with the addition of oats, they’ll keep you feeling fuller for longer. This is very nice.1PointsTotal Time45 minPrep15 minCook30 minServes
- Fresh dates
- 12 individual, pitted, roughly chopped
- Baking powder
- 2 tsp
- 97% fat-free cottage cheese
- 1 cup(s), (250g)
- Quick oats
- 2 cup(s), (180g)
- 3 medium
- Vanilla bean extract, alcohol free
- 2 tsp
- Fresh strawberries
- 250 g, sliced
- Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a 12-hole ⅓ cup (80 ml) capacity muffin tray with paper cases.
- Combine dates and 2 tablespoons boiling water in a large microwave–safe bowl. Cover and microwave on High (100%) for 1½ minutes. Stir in baking powder (mixture will foam).
- Process cottage cheese in a food processor until smooth. Add oats, eggs, vanilla and date mixture and process until combined (to prevent a dense texture, do not overprocess). Add 200 g strawberries and pulse to combine.
- Spoon mixture evenly into paper cases. Scatter over remaining strawberries and lightly press into the mixture. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden and a skewer inserted into the centre of muffins comes out clean. Stand in tray for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack. Serve warm or cooled.