Healthier Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
A healthier recipe for chocolate chip banana muffins made with whole grain wheat and oat flour, Greek yogurt, ripe bananas and coconut oil.
Servings 16 muffins
- 3 medium bananas very ripe, mashed
- 1 cup white wheat flour can also use spelt or unbleached all-purpose
- ¾ cup oat flour
- ¾ cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup coconut oil melted and cooled (you can also use melted butter here)
- ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp good quality vanilla extract
- ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips or 60% cacao (regular or mini chips)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients, including sugar.
Whisk until well mixed.
In the bowl of an electric mixer, combine banana, vanilla, egg, coconut oil and yogurt.
Make sure that the coconut oil isn't warm or it will solidify in chunks in your batter.
It must be soft but make sure it has completely cooled before adding to your mixer.
Mix until well incorporated on medium speed.
Stir in flour mixture and chocolate chips. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray.
Fill 16 muffin cups with batter.
Bake for 22-25 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
Cool on wire racks.
Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 33IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 1mg