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Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

These healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are the PERFECT solution to your ripe bananas and don't use any refined flours OR sugar or oil!

Categories Clean, Healthy, Refined Flour Free, Refined Sugar Free
Difficulty Easy
Keyword healthy banana chocolate chip muffins, healthy chocolate chip muffins, spelt banana muffins
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 193 kcal
Author Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

  • 5 ripe bananas
  • 1 egg, beaten*
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour (can also use whole wheat pastry flour)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup 70% cacao dark chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 tbsp Coconut oil, for greasing muffin tin

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease muffin tin with coconut oil.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mash the bananas using a fork or potato masher. Add the egg and vanilla and stir to combine. Set aside.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the spelt flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and sea salt. Mix well.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir to combine. Do not over mix.
  5. Fold in the chocolate morsels.
  6. Pour the mix into the prepared muffin pan, approximately 2/3 of the way full.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean and tops are golden brown.
  8. Remove and let cool on cooling rack.

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Recipe Notes

* To make these muffins vegan, all you need to replace is the one egg with a flax egg.  Just add one tablespoon ground flaxseed meal (I use this brand) with 3 tablespoons of water. Mix together with a spoon, and let sit for 5-10 minutes to set up and thicken. Then, add to the recipe as you would an egg.  See?  Super easy. 

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Fat 5.3g8%
Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Cholesterol 15.5mg5%
Sodium 308.4mg13%
Carbohydrates 35.7g12%
Fiber 4.5g18%
Sugar 15.3g17%
Protein 4.8g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.