Healthy Banana Oat Muffins
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Serves: 15
Mildly sweet, nutty, and with the perfect crumble!
  • 1½ cups white wheat or whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (from about 3 small bananas)
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ⅔ cup fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt (or flavor of choice)
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup walnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a muffin tin with liners and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk to combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and oats; set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mash the bananas against the side of the bowl using a fork. Measure out 1 cup and discard any excess banana. Whisk into the banana the egg, brown sugar, yogurt, almond milk, applesauce, honey, and vanilla extract.
  4. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry until well-combined. Fold in walnuts. Distribute batter amongst muffin wells, filling about ¾ths full.
  5. Bake at 400 F for 5 minutes and then reduce oven temperature to 350 F; bake an additional 13-15 minutes. Allow to cool completely before serving.
Recipe slightly adapted from Chelsea's Messy Apron
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 muffin Calories: 167 Fat: 3.5 Carbohydrates: 31.3 Sugar: 6.3 Sodium: 240 Fiber: 3.1 Protein: 4.1 Cholesterol: 12
Recipe by Prevention RD at