How much protein should you eat? As you probably already know, protein and how much of it you should be eating is hot topic in health and fitness world right now. (I mean it always has been and always will be, but right now, it really seems to be a very buzzworthy point of interest.) Everyone loves to tout the weight loss benefits of protein and everyone loves to tell us that we need to be eating more of it—to stay full and satiated so that we won't overeat and to build muscle so that our metabolism will stay boosted!
I have a confession to make. So you know how I talk a lot about body image and how weight loss shouldn't be the sole focus of our fitness mission? Constantly having that message floating around in my brain and constantly writing about it started to make me feel like it would never be OK for weight loss to be a part of my own goals again. If I'm telling you not to worry about losing weight, then what business do I have trying to lose weight? But if I'm being honest, and I always will be here, weight loss—or actually, I should say fat loss—is absolutely a part of my goal right now.
These are the easiest muffins you will ever make. Plus, you can turn this recipe into a loaf of banana bread simply by dumping the whole batch of batter into a bread pan instead of muffin cups. And another double whammy, banana muffins (or bread) work great for a snack or breakfast!