Best Banana Muffins Recipe

best banana muffins
Looking for the best banana muffins recipe out there? Than look no further as these are arguably the best recipe for banana muffins to date. Add the fact that these muffins contain ingredients such as quinoa which have several health benefits, it’s a double win. Healthy AND delicious.

Did You Know?

While quinoa is rich in:

“One cup cooked provides about 8 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber. Unlike some plant proteins, quinoa is a complete protein, meaning that it contains all nine essential amino acids that our bodies cannot make on their own.”

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl
  2. Line your muffin tray and fill each compartment 1/3 of the way.
  3. Next, bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes (baking time may vary depending on your muffin size)
  4. Let muffins cool and store in the fridge.
  5. Enjoy as I’m sure you’ll agree that they will be the best banana muffins you’ve ever made!!

Looking for more delicious recipes?  Click here to view my recipe for “Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”.

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

These amazing almond flour chocolate chip cookies are;

They truly are the perfect treat for both your taste buds and your friends and family. Serve these almond flour chocolate chip cookies at your next gathering and see for yourself.

coconut oil

Did you know?

Coconut oil is made from pressing copra of fresh coconut meat.  To make this oil, you can use both wet and dry methods.  The milk and oil from the coconut are pressed, and then the oil is removed.  At room temperatures, coconut oil has a firm texture because the saturated fats in the oil are made of smaller molecules.

Coconut oil has several health benefits and is recognized as having antibiotic, anti-microbial, and anti-viral benefits.  Click here to read, “Coconut Oil – Secret To Losing Weight & Preventing Diabetes” to learn more!

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients into a mixing bowl followed by wet ingredients.
  3. Stir until well combined, then add chopped chocolate.
  4. Set batter in the fridge for 1 hour to allow flour to fully absorb coconut oil.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  6. ENJOY!

Gluten Free Bread With Pumpkin Spice

gluten free bread
Hosting around the holidays can be a stressful time. Especially when you need to take peoples special dietary needs into consideration. That’s why I made this gluten free bread recipe.  Not only is it delicious and gluten free but is also dairy free! Try it at your next gathering.

Gluten Free Bread Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
gluten free dairy free

Crumb Topping Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees, then begin making crumb topping first.
  2. In a small bowl, combine coconut flour, almond flour, coconut sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Mix well and set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine coconut oil, maple syrup, coconut sugar, and pumpkin. Mix well.
  4. Next, add in the eggs and mix until incorporated.
  5. Add in the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and salt. Mix until no dry pockets remain.
  6. Pour into prepared pan and top with crumb topping.
  7. Bake for 45-50 minutes.
  8. ENJOY!!

Salted Cashew Butter & Dark Chocolate Stuffed Dates

simple dessert recipes

Looking for simple dessert recipes?  This salted cashew butter and dark chocolate stuffed dates recipe has it all! Just a handful of easy to find ingredients and your on your way to enjoying this healthy delectable dessert.

Did You Know?

Eating just 3 dates per day can;

  • Boost energy
  • Improve digestion
  • Increase iron levels
  • Improve heart health
  • Relieve allergies

This is due their anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.  Want to learn more about this super food?  Click here to read, “13 Proven Health Benefits Of Dates”.

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Ingredients:

  • Medjool dates
  • Dark chocolate
  • Organic cashew butter OR almond butter
  • Himalayan sea salt

Directions:

First, split open a fresh date.  Next, remove the seed and fill it with

  • Nut butter
  • Shaved dark chocolate
  • Pinch of sea salt!

Lastly, ENJOY!

Want more simple dessert recipes?  Click here to check out this recipe for homemade chocolate clusters!

Chocolate Chip & Banana Muffin Recipe

banana muffin recipe

Looking for the perfect on the go snack that can satisfy the whole family?  This chocolate chip and banana muffin recipe certainly delivers!  Put your own spin on this recipe by adding additional ingredients such as shredded coconut, walnuts, cinnamon or perhaps all three.

Ingredients For Chocolate Chip & Banana Muffins:

  • 1 1/2 cups of flour OR rolled oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 mashed bananas
  • 3/4 cup organic real maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of sugar free chocolate chips

Chocolate Chip & Banana Muffin Recipe Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 325 and prep muffin pans
  2. In a medium bowl, sift together your flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Set this bowl aside.
  3. In a smaller bowl, mix together your eggs and almond milk.
  4. Now, in a large mixing bowl, cream together the bananas, maple syrup, and coconut oil.
  5. Mix in the egg alternative from the small bowl from the 4th step above.
  6. Slowly fold in the flour mixture from the first bowl and the sugar free chocolate chips
  7. You can top your muffins with anything you like!  I added Cinnamon, chocolate chips and coconut shreds to add some extra zing to my banana muffin recipe.
  8. Cook time: 12-15 minutes

If you enjoyed this recipe, click here to try my Dessert Recipe for Paleo Friendly Chocolate Coconut Bars.  What is Paleo?  Click here to read Paleo diet: What is it and why is it so popular?

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

oatmeal chocolate chip

These vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookies taste as good as they look!!  Parent and kid approved, they are a great mid day snack to treat your taste buds and fuel your body right.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup gluten free oats
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed
  • Handful of vegan chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Mix wet ingredients first and then add in dry ingredients
  2. Add in the chocolate chips
  3. Freeze dough for 10 minutes
  4. Roll dough into balls and flatten with hands
  5. Bake 350 for 10 minutes
  6. ENJOY!!

Looking for more vegan snacking idea’s?  Click here for my Gluten free Vegan Fat Bombs!

Blueberry Coconut Cashew Bread

blueberry bread

This blueberry bread with coconut and cashews is one of my favorite recipes to date.  You can be extremely flexible with what you choose to add to and all together it makes a great combo! The texture perfectly consistent and also low in sugar!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2/3 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup apple sauce (I made my own homemade and it was mouth watering delish)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp of maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 tsp of nut milk
  • 1/2 cup organic blueberries
  • Coconut shreds
  • Cashews

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add all ingredients together in a bowl
  2. Mix and place into a bread pan
  3. Add toppings of your choice
  4. Bake 350 for 30-35 minutes

ENJOY!!  Let me know how you made this blueberry bread your own by sharing your favorite substitutions.  Looking for another tasty treat??  Then these vegan cornbread muffins are the perfect fit for you!  Try them straight out of the oven with some vegan butter for a little extra indulgence.  Click here for the full recipe.

Vegan Cornbread Muffins

vegan cornbread muffin

Looking for the perfect comfort food that is savory and a little sweet?  Then these vegan cornbread muffins are the perfect fit for you!  Try them straight out of the oven with some vegan butter for a little extra indulgence.

INGREDIENTS:

Dry Ingredients:

  • 2 cups organic cornmeal
  • 1 cup organic unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt

Wet Ingredients:

  • 2 cups organic non-dairy milk (room temperature)
  • 2 teaspoons organic apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup organic coconut oil (melted/liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons organic maple syrup

Instructions For Vegan Cornbread Muffins:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare the wet ingredients – Add the non-dairy milk and apple cider vinegar to a medium-sized bowland whisk together.  Add the melted coconut oil and maple syrup in and whisk again until the mixture is foamy and bubbly.  Adjust the sweetener to your preference.
  3. Prepare the dry ingredients – Combine the dry ingredients together in a medium-size bowl and stir until well combined.  Transfer the dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients and stir until well combined.
  4. Transfer the mixture into muffin cup and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 30-35 minutes, or until the top is golden.
  5. Add blueberry jam as a tasty topping and enjoy!

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

chewy chocolate chip cookies

These thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies are sure to make any mouth water! Not only are they easy to make, they’re also a healthier than other cookies.

INGREDIENTS:

-1 cup & 2 tbsp of almond flour
-2 tbsp coconut flour
-1 organic egg
-1/4 cup raw honey
-1/4 cup avocado oil
-1 tsp vanilla
-1/2 tsp pink salt
-1/4 cup almond milk
-Desired amount of chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

1.Mix together egg, honey, avocado oil, vanilla, salt, and almond milk
2.Add almond and coconut flour mix. MIX WELL.
3. Add in chocolate chips
4.Place in fridge for 20 minutes
5. Form into balls with avocado oiled hands. Press flat
6. Bake at 350 for 11-13 minutes. Let cool. Cookies will look slightly “doughy”

Lastly enjoy every single satisfying bite of these thick and chewy chocolate chip cookies!

Eggless Cookie Dough Fudge

cookie dough

This recipe is a cookie dough lovers dream!  No Sugar Added and no with no eggs, you can enjoy this fantastic fudge without the worries of eating uncooked eggs!  Better still, you don’t need to worry about using your stove.  So make these eggless cookie dough fudge bites today!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup grass fed butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup smoothie cashew butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar-free sweetener of choice
  • 6 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup stevia sweetened chocolate chips

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine softened butter and cashew butter in a bowl
  2. Add coconut flour, salt, and vanilla.
  3. Add 1/3 cup of sweetener, then slowly add the rest of the sweetener to taste
  4. Stir in 2-3 tbsp of chocolate chips
  5. Spread eggless cookie dough mixture onto a 8×4 inch loaf pan lined with parchment or wax paper
  6. Top generously with remaining chocolate chips, add more if desired.
  7. Refrigerate until firm, then slice into 12 pieces. Store fudge in the refrigerator
  8. ENJOY!