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Banana Flax Muffins

One of the instructor’s from the Y brought in a muffin sample a couple of weeks ago for our class to try out. She also gave out the recipe. I loved it. It has taken me a bit to make them at home and have the kiddo test them out.

muffins

So the verdict is:
Amber said “Loved it”, Leann said “Can I have another?”

So here is the recipe:

Yields 12 muffins   Approx. Calories: 160

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup ground flax seeds
  • ¼ cup wheat germ
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup brown sugar (not packed)
  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs

Directions

Spray muffin pan with cooking spray or line with paper liners. Combine all dry ingredients , including sugar. Whisk together wet ingredients and mashed bananas together in a separate bowl. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour wet into. Stir slowly and gently until flour mixture is just incorporated into the wet mix. Scoop batter into the muffin pan, fill 3/4 of the way full. Bake 325 25-30 mins or until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 5-10 mins

So there you have a well balanced snack or if you pair it up with a protein you have a nice breakfast.

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Wishing you many Blessings Rainbow

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