Banana-Bran Chocolate Chip Muffins
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Serves: 12 muffins
  • 1½ cups wheat bran
  • ⅔ cup whole wheat white flour or whole wheat pastry flour
  • ⅓ cup ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1½ cups mashed bananas (3 large)
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ⅓ cup mini chocolate chips
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and spray or line a 12-cup muffin tin; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the wheat bran, flour, flaxseed, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mash up the bananas. Add the eggs, almond milk, coconut oil, and vanilla; whisk well to combine.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the banana mixture and stir just until combined; fold in the mini chocolate chips.
  5. Scoop batter into muffin wells and reduce the oven temperature to 400 degrees F; bake the for 18-20 minutes or until an inswerted toothpick is cleanly removed. Let sit in the pan for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to finish cooling.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 muffin Calories: 198 Fat: 9.1 Carbohydrates: 30.3 Sugar: 11.7 Sodium: 165 Fiber: 5.8 Protein: 3.7 Cholesterol: 35
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