Intro: Gluten Free Chocolate Banana Protein Muffins
To the health conscious baker - this recipe is for you! Full of healthy ingredients and protein, while also being free of any refined sugar and gluten, these muffins provide both nutrition and taste!
Step 1: Gather Supply
Gather all ingredients & supply.
1.5 cups oat/almond/gluten free flour
1/2 cup protein powder (optional, however highly suggested)
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup honey
1 tbsp vanilla
1 tbsp olive/coconut oil
1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1 tbsp unsweetened almond milk
1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)
Blender/Kitchen Aid Mixer
12-cup muffin tin
Medium-sized mixing bowl
Step 2: Baking Prep
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Prep your 12-cup muffin tin by spraying with nonstick cooking spray.
Step 3: Preparing Dry Ingredients
Combine dry ingredients in medium sized bowl. This includes the following: flour, protein powder, salt & baking soda.
Step 4: Preparing Wet Ingredients
In a blender or KitchenAid Mixer, blend together bananas, honey, vanilla, oil, egg and yogurt until creamy.
Step 5: Combining Ingredients
After achieving a creamy texture, pour the previously mixed dry ingredients from the medium sized bowl into the Kitchen Aid mixing bowl (or blender), combining both the wet and dry ingredients.
Step 6: Time for Chocolate!
Once the dry and wet ingredients have been successfully and thoroughly mixed, add desired amount of chocolate chips to muffin mix.
Step 7: Preparing for the Oven
Pour contents of batter evenly into each cup of your muffin tin and place on the center rack of oven.
Step 8: Baking
Bake muffins for 20-25mins, checking every so often to ensure you achieve a golden brown color. Remove from oven once baking is complete.
Step 9: Enjoy Your Muffins!
Allow muffins to cool & then enjoy! Refrigeration of leftovers recommended.