SPICY CHEDDAR PROTEIN MUFFINS

Ingredients:

    •    1 ½ cup flour

    •    1/2 cup cricket powder

    •    2 tsp sugar, 1 tsp salt

    •    1 ½ tsp baking powder

    •    1 egg, beaten

    •    ¾ cup milk

    •    1/3 cup oil (bacon drippings work best)

    •    1 cup shredded sharp cheese

    •    2 chopped jalapenos

 

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Grease muffin tin lined with paper muffin cups.

In a medium mixing bowl combine flour, cricket flour, sugar, baking powder.

In a separate bowl combine egg, milk, and oil.

Add egg mixture to dry ingredients, mixing only until just incorporated.

Slice bacon into small pieces, then add bacon and cheese to the muffin batter.

Spoon out the batter into muffin baking pan, and bake for 17-19 minutes. Toothpick or fork should come out clean.

1 minute before removing from the oven, add a few small pieces of bacon and cheese for a flavorful and colorful topping.

Protein = 24g (flour) + 40g (cricket powder) + 6g (egg) + 6g (milk) + 28g (cheese) = 158g

Protein in one muffin (assuming 12 per batch) = 13g

Protein in 6 oz filet = 44g, Protein in 6 oz chicken = 43g