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Turkey Meatloaf Muffins

Happy Saturday! This morning, I decided to change things up with our meal plan for the day. We’ve pretty much for the more part have eaten the same foods for the past two weeks. So today, I wanted to spice it up a bit. My man loves meatloaf and I haven’t fixed it for him since we began our eat clean journey in the middle of August. So when I came across this recipe for Turkey Meatloaf Muffins in Jamie Eason’s 12 week livefit program, I thought these would be perfect for our weekly menu.

Since these are -Day Approved, I decided to make them this morning. It gives us a perfect blend of complex carbohydrates and protein for a complete snack. I even made a double batch to freeze so we can grab for a quick snack or lunch. I’m allowed 2, hubby is allowed 4, so we’ll have those for lunch today and we will pair it with a big salad. They are easy to make and easy to take and go! The best part is that the kids will love them too!

You can be as creative as you want with these as long as you are using good choice clean eat ingredients.  I added half a zucchini and half a shredded carrot in mine, in addition to what the original recipe calls for.


Turkey Meatloaf Muffins


  • 2 lbs ground turkey or chicken
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp dried yellow mustard
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp chipotle pepper spice (I didn’t have this on hand in my pantry, so I used cayenne pepper)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp garlic powder (or 2-3 cloves of fresh garlic)
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks finely chopped (I omitted these because I added in the zucchini and carrot)
Additional add-ins (optional)
  •  1 zucchini shredded
  • 1-2 carrots shredded


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Spray muffin pan with olive oil or line with baking cups
  • Mix all your ingredients together in one large bowl
  • Roll the mixture into balls and place in muffin tin.  Muffins should be about the size of racquet balls.
  • Bake for 40 minutes
  • Makes 12 muffins
Serving size 2 muffins for women and 4 for men.
Calories: 80

Fat: 2 g
Carbs: 4 g
Protein: 11 g

Enjoy! :)

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who's passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel's Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She's blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family meal times back to the table and stay fit.

One Comment

  1. This looks great How do you count it with the oats.. Gotta be more that a red container

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