Blissful Banana Muffins

By: Renown Wellness Team

August 17, 2022

Banana muffins fresh out of the oven

Go bananas with this healthy muffin recipe that's easy to make using three ripe bananas and a few everyday ingredients hidden in your pantry. Benefits include low sugar, naturally gluten-free, and just over 100 calories each. We think this is the perfect after-school snack!

  • Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Healthy Snacks, Kid-Friendly
  • Cuisine: American

  • Servings 12
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups gluten-free oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup melted butter or oil
  • 3 very ripe bananas mashed
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • Optional: 1 cup finely chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease or line 15 standard size muffins cups with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the bananas with a fork or potato masher. Add brown sugar, oil, and eggs.
  3. Add the gluten-free flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix until combined.
  4. Add chocolate chips and nuts if desired.
  5. Fill prepared muffin cups halfway with batter.
  6. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  8. Serve warm. Or let the muffins cool to room temperature, then store in a sealed container for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

Recipe Note

Nutritional Information

Calories: 130kcal
Carbohydrates: 24g
Protein: 2g
Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 18mg
Sodium: 225mg
Potassium: 208mg
Fiber: 2g
Sugar: 9g
Vitamin A: 105IU
Vitamin C: 3.4mg
Calcium: 37mg
Iron: 0.6mg


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