Add oats, cottage cheese, eggs, vanilla extract, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom, ginger, and allspice to a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Stir in 3/4 cup diced apple.
Transfer mixture to a lightly greased muffin pan. Sprinkle with remaining apple and walnuts if using.
Bake for 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven until done. Remove from oven and enjoy!
*You can also make these as regular pancakes. Just add all of the apples into the mixture before cooking. *This can also be made in an 8 or 9 inch square baking dish (lightly greased. I use about 1 teaspoon of coconut or avocado oil). Bake for 25-35 minutes until done. *Let cool before transferring to an airtight container to refrigerate for up to 5 days or freeze for up to one month. Reheat in the microwave for 1 minute for refrigerated leftovers or 2 minutes for frozen, flipping halfway through cook time.
Recipe from Living Well Kitchen https://blog.memeinge.com/apple-protein-pancake-muffins/