FUTURELIFE® Smart Bread™ casserole muffins with ham and cheddar cheese


  • 3 – 4 slices FUTURELIFE® Smart Bread™
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup low fat milk
  • 3 – 4 slices deli ham
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • Dried parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease muffin tins well.
  2. Tear the bread into small pieces and place FUTURELIFE® Smart Bread™ pieces evenly in muffin tins until they come about ⅔ of the way up the tin.
  3. Sprinkle ham pieces and grated cheese evenly in each tin.
  4. Whisk together eggs, milk, ground mustard, and pepper.
  5. Pour egg mixture evenly in each muffin tin.
  6. Sprinkle a little dried Parsley on the top of each one.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on top and cooked through the middle.

For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product-type/bread/



  • 200ml (4/5 cup) FUTURELIFE®HIGH PROTEIN Smart food™
  • 250ml (1 cup) whole wheat flour
  • 5ml (1 tsp) salt
  • 20ml (4 tsp) baking powder
  • 15ml (1 Tbsp.) sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 60ml (4 Tbsp.) butter/margarine/coconut oil
  • 250ml (1 cup) low fat milk
  • 1 tsp of low sugar low salt peanut butter for each muffin’s centre

*Optional: Grate 1 cup carrot or apples and a few Tbsp. of seeds to the wet ingredients.


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C and grease a muffin tin.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together.
  3. Whisk egg. Add the butter/margarine/coconut oil and milk to the beaten egg and whisk until combined.
  4. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredient and fold together until just combined.
  5. Spoon equal amounts of batter into greased muffin tin. Spoon a teaspoon of peanut butter into each centre of the muffins.
  6. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes.
  7. Freeze in an airtight bag or enjoy fresh.

* Make a batch and freeze. To defrost leave to thaw at room temperature.

For more information on the product used in this recipe visit: http://futurelife.co.za/product/futurelife-high-protein-smart-food/

Blueberry and goji berry muffins

These moreish muffins are loaded with fibre and anti-oxidants from the berries. Make smaller ones to keep the calories in check. Serves 4


  • 100 grams soft brown sugar,
  • tightly packed
  • 625 ml digestive bran
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 125 ml olive oil
  • 125 ml plain low-fat yoghurt
  • 125 ml low-fat milk
  • 2 extra large eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 200 grams’ blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • 125 ml goji berries, soaked in a little warm water
  • 100 grams’ pecan nuts, roughly chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Line a muffin pan with muffin cases.
  3. Place dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Beat oil, yoghurt, milk, eggs and vanilla essence together.
  5. Add berries, nuts and milk mixture to dry ingredients and mix together until just combined.
  6. Spoon into paper muffin cases and bake for 25-30 minutes or until an inserted skewer comes out clean.
  7. Cool on a rack before serving.

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