“Zoned Out” Bacon Berry Protein Muffins

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Make These Muffins!!!I get requests all of the time for eggless, on-the-go breakfast options, so I built this recipe and I love these things. You can easily trade one egg for 3 more slices of bacon and keep them in The Zone.

If I could give all of you firebreathing CrossFitters one bit of advice, it would be to make these this weekend and use them to fuel your fitness all week long. I make them two dozen at a time and can fit 10 into a 1 gallon zip loc bag. I zip the bag until it is almost closed leaving a one-inch opening in the center of the zip. I pinch on each side of the opening and push the pinches toward each other. Then, I suck the air out as hard as I can (i.e. Suck So Hard) and quickly zip it shut. This is the poor man’s vaccum sealer. I freeze two bags of 10 and keep the remaining four in the fridge. While these are designed for breakfast, they make a great, Zone balanced snack any time of day. I can’t make The Zone any easier than this. There is no reason that you shouldn’t have these on hand at all times.

I can just hear it now, “I didn’t have any Bacon Berry Muffins prepped out, so I had to go to Chick-Fil-A for some waffle fries and a shake.” No excuses, guys…

“Keep It Paleo!”

Your Pal,

Paleo Nick

The Paleo Pour went down yesterday. The Paleo Garage will be buttoned up by Monday and ready to stock with groceries for the Paleo Cooking Classes.

“Zoned Out” Bacon Berry Protein Muffins

Ingredient List:

  • 3 ripe bananas (9C)
  • 1 ½ cups blueberries (3C)
  • 3 eggs (3P)
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked until crispy (1P)
  • 2.5oz. protein powder (8P)
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour (optional – don’t buy this just for this recipe)
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • Coconut Oil Spray or olive oil/baking spray
  • 12 Muffin Cups

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients except for blueberries, coconut oil spray and muffin cups in a mixing bowl and mix on high until bananas are broken down and mixture appears uniform.
  2. Gently fold in blueberries and bacon.
  3. Place muffin cups into a muffin pan and spray pan and cups with coconut spray.
  4. Use a portion control scoop to distribute muffin batter evenly between cups.
  5. Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Remove pan from oven and muffins from pan and place them on a cooling rack.
  7. Enjoy!
  8. You can refrigerate these for up to 5 days or freeze them for up to six months.

“Keep It Paleo!”

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