Cranberry Orange Muffins – Healthy Dessert

by on January 15, 2013

Makes 6 muffins


  • 1 scoop Orange Creamsicle True Protein Powder
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 cup oats
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2/3 cup Splenda


  • 3 whole pasutred and organic eggs
  • 1 cup raw milk (or organic non-homogenized if you can’t get raw)
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup organic cottage cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract


  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  1. Pre heat oven to 350.
  2. Using silicone muffin cups or regular lined muffin tins, spray lightly with non stick spray or rub with oil if not using liners.
  3. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Combine wet ingredients separately in a small bowl .
  5. Add garnish ingredients to wet and fold in.
  6. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour the wet ingredients into it.
  7. Gently mix together the wet and the dry ingredients until just combined.
  8. Fill muffin cups and bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until a knife comes out clean.
  9. Let cool slightly, then remove from cups and eat warm. Muffins can be frozen and re-heated also.

Per portion:
Calories 189
Fat 6g
Protein 16g
Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fiber 3g

from July 2010:

Our recipes this month come by way of a gentleman we call “Big Chef”. His name Adam Pearce and he has over 22 years experience as a Professional Chef. He has worked in various places such as 4-5 Star Hotels, Clubs, Restaurants and World Class Resort at Hayman Island. He shares his wealth of knowledge in Healthy Cooking/Diet etc. Adam says, I cook food from my heart and treat food with respect. Thank you Adam! Let us know what you think when you try these tasty and healthy dishes!