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Microwave High Protein Muffin {microwave mug recipe, gluten-free}

  • Author: Camilla
  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 1 min
  • Total Time: 2 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x


You can vary this endlessly–stir 1-2 tbsp of your favorite add-ins (e.g. fresh fruit, dried fruit, chopped nuts, seeds, chocolate chips) and/or add your favorite flavorings (e.g., citrus zest, almond extract).



  • 1/4 cup all-natural vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of fine sea salt (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup mashed very ripe banana (applesauce also works)
  • 1 tbsp milk (dairy or nondairy)


  1. Spray inside of a large mug with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add all of the ingredients to mug. Stir with a fork until very well blended.
  3. Microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes (checking at 1) or until center is just set. Let cool slightly or entirely in mug.
  4. Eat directly from mug or gently remove to a small plate.

  • Category: Muffin, Protein Powder Recipe, Microwave Recipe


  • Serving Size: entire recipe
  • Calories: 236
  • Sugar: 9.1 g
  • Sodium: 148 mg
  • Fat: 6.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.4 g
  • Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 27.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 237 mg
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