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Healthy Key Lime Cupcakes (gluten-free & refined sugar-free)

Healthy Key Lime Cupcakes (gluten-free & refined sugar-free)

Key Lime Cupcakes are light, fluffy cupcakes full of key lime flavor! These cakes are made with lime juice and zest, topped with a tangy sweet cream cheese lime frosting made gluten-free and refined sugar-free. Yum To make these delicious citrus infused cupcakes I used […]

Double Chocolate Healthy Cupcakes (gluten-free & sugar-free)

Double Chocolate Healthy Cupcakes (gluten-free & sugar-free)

Chocolate Healthy Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting made gluten-free, sugar-free and high in protein! Double chocolate healthy cupcakes with chocolate frosting. Need I say more? Yes, I do because of SEO and all that blogger stuff that I actually don’t understand that much. My plugin keeps […]

Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes with Blood Orange Frosting

Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes with Blood Orange Frosting

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this healthy chocolate cupcake recipe was everything I had been dreaming up for the past month. These adorable little cakes are gluten-free, refined sugar-free, oil-free, low in fat and high in protein!

I used my favorite protein powder Select PEScience Frosted Chocolate Cupcake Flavor (how convenient, right?) and you can get 30% OFF all PEScience products including their vegan proteins and pre-workouts using my affiliate code PBCHOCO at checkout on their website www.pescience.com 

Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes with Blood Orange Frosting

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Category: Dessert, Snack, Appetizer

Yield: 8

Serving Size: 1 Cupcake

Calories per serving: 133

Fat per serving: 3g

Carbs per serving: 16g

Protein per serving: 11g

Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes with Blood Orange Frosting

Healthy decadent chocolate cupcakes made gluten-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free and high in protein. These cupcakes are frosted with creamy blood orange frosting.


  • 1 c gluten-free oat flour
  • 1/4 c unsweetened cocao powder
  • 32g chocolate protein PEScience 30% OFF code PBCHOCO
  • 2 eggs, whole
  • 1/2 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/4 c pumpkin purée
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch sea salt
  • juice from 1 blood orange
  • 1-2 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tsp agave
  • 1 drop red food coloring, optional
  • strawberries
  • sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F and prepare a muffin tin with 8 cupcake liners.
  2. Place all the dry ingredients into a bowl and whisk until combined. Add in the eggs, pumpkin and milk and stir until a smooth batter forms.
  3. Distribute the batter between the 8 cupcake liners and bake cupcakes for 16-18 minutes. Let cool.
  4. Stir together the frosting ingredients starting with just 1 scoop of protein powder and add more until you have reached a desired frosting consistency. *This will very depending on how much juice is squeezed from the blood orange.
  5. Frost cupcakes and top with strawberry hearts and sprinkles.


Blood orange can be replaced with any orange citrus flavor desired.


Healthy Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes {High Protein}

Healthy Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes {High Protein}

Summer is officially here! I know this because it’s 103 degrees outside and I can’t walk from my house to my car without breaking a sweat. The good news is blueberry and lemon flavored everything is totally in right now, so I decided to jump […]

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