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Jul 30, 2014

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins

Who loves muffins?  Me!!  And my kids.  Those kids are muffin junkies!  I have made a few different recipes for them with no real hits until  I stumbled across this one.  It was easy, it's pretty clean, and they have been gobbling them up.  I may have had one or two myself and FYI, they're extra tasty warmed up with a little bit of butter!


Recipe via

Ingredients
2.5 cups old fashioned oats
1 cup greek yogurt
2 eggs
1/2 cup honey
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 TBSP ground flax seed
1 tsp vanilla
2 over ripe bananas

Directions
- Preheat oven to 375
- Pulse oats in a food processor until close to a flour like consistency
- Either add to your food processor or in a strong blender (i.e. Vitamix) add the remaining ingredients.  Blend until smooth.
- I added some mini chocolate chips to make it kid-friendly.
- Divide batter among 12 greased cupcake tins or liners and bake for 18-20 minutes.

My kids have been eating these every morning (that's RARE!) They're minimally processed and much better than boxed muffins.  And my kids eat them.  They're gluten free and low fat.  My kids eat them.  Did I already say that?!


Happy baking!

xo



11 comments:

  1. Pinning and making these! Perfect for breakfast or when you want something sweet!

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  2. YUM - I love making banana bread but muffins, now that is perfect!

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  3. I haven't made muffins in forever but this is making me want to make some soon! Yum!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

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  4. well dang it! i just tossed two over ripe bananas this morning & then found your recipe. looks awesome!

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  5. I love muffins! I am going to try this over the weekend! Mmmmm!

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  6. I love homemade oat muffins and bananas and chocolate chips together are one of my favorites :)

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  7. We always have bananas that are way too ripe - this is the perfect use! And extra butter of course ;)

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  8. these sound delish, and perfect for the bananas that would go to waste otherwise!

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  9. These look great and I think my daughter might give them a try too!

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  10. Oh my goodness! Those sound fantastic!! Thanks for sharing!!

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