There are so many things to love about this one-bowl oatmeal protein muffin recipe: It’s low in sugar, flexible with substitutions and includes three simple sources of protein (nut butter, chia seeds, and flaxseed). But best of all… these muffins are seriously delicious.

Oatmeal protein muffins with chocolate chips and banana chips

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

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Tips

The peanut butter-banana base can be adapted to suit many different tastes. Applesauce works in place of bananas and any nut butter can pinch hit for the peanut butter.

Ingredients for oatmeal protein muffins

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

Set your oven to 375 degrees F and grease the muffin pan. Use coconut oil, spray or butter to grease your pan. Next, mash your bananas in a large mixing bowl.

brown bananas for baking

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

A potato masher works best but a fork would also do for very ripe bananas.

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

There’s no way to mess this up. Simply combine all the ingredients and stir until thoroughly mixed.

pouring milk

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

egg shells

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

maple syrup

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

oats

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

muffin batter ready

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

Fill muffin cups to the top. A 3-ounce ice cream scoop works perfectly for evenly distributing muffin batter into pans. This is the time to add optional toppings such as chocolate chips or banana chips.

muffin batter ready

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

muffins ready to bake

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes. Then cool on a rack.

Oatmeal protein muffins with banana chips on top.

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com

Store refrigerated in an airtight container for 3 to 5 days. Or freeze in a single layer, inside a zip-top freezer bag.

oatmeal protein muffins baked

Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com