Flourless peanut butter banana muffins – making thyme for health

Flourless peanut butter banana muffins that are made without dairy, gluten, oil or refined sugar. Flour banana bread recipe So moist and delicious, you would never guess that they’re healthy!

They have the best texture and the crazy part is how wholesome the ingredient list is.

There’s no flour, gluten, refined sugar, dairy or oil. Just all-natural, whole foods.

To make them, all you have to do is throw everything into a blender and blend until smooth.


After that you just stir in the chocolate chips by hand, pour the batter in the muffin tin and they’re ready to bake.

It makes clean up a total breeze and they only take 30 minutes to make from start to finish.

So there isn’t much of a story of how these came to be other than I had a bunch of ripe bananas sitting on my counter that I wanted to bake with peanut butter. Banana bread pudding paula deen It’s one of my all time favorite flavor combinations. Martha stewart banana bread recipe I honestly have a hard time eating a banana on it’s own because I know it would be sooooo much better with peanut butter.

Anyways, at that point Amanda’s epic Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins popped into my head so I thought I would try doing something similar by using peanut butter in place of the yogurt and maple syrup instead of sugar.

Lucky for me, the first batch came out perfect. Banana bread cooking light The only problem was we ate them all before I could take a picture. That was last week and I’ve made two more batches since so I think it’s safe to say that we’re obsessed. In fact, Brandon suggested I name them, Brandon’s favorite muffins.

At about 200 calories each with almost 6 grams of protein, they’re perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Or dessert. Ingredients for banana nut bread I’m not even going to pretend that I didn’t eat one before bed. Paleo banana bread recipe with coconut flour That’s probably not the best time to have one but hey, I couldn’t help myself.

On a normal day, I like to eat one with a smear of peanut butter for breakfast and then have a small piece of fruit a few hours later to keep me full until lunch. Banana bread two bananas They’re really just as satisfying as they are delicious!

Start by preheating the oven to 375°F then grease a muffin tin and set aside.

Combine all of the ingredients (adding wet ingredients first, except chocolate chips) in a blender and blend for about 30 seconds, or until a smooth batter forms. Organic banana bread recipe Add the chocolate chips to the blender and gently stir together by hand. Banana bread recipe with applesauce *If the batter is warm from blending, allow it to cool first or the chocolate chips will melt.

Pour the batter into the muffin tin so that each is approximately 3/4 of the way full. Almond flour banana bread recipe Place them in the oven and cook for 20 minutes, or until light golden brown. How long to bake banana bread muffins Cooking time may vary depending on your oven. Strawberry banana bread recipe Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes then enjoy! Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.

*You can probably substitute honey but you might want to use a little less (like 1/3 cup) since it tends to be sweeter than maple syrup.

**I used Whole Foods organic creamy peanut butter for this recipe which is all natural but doesn’t require stirring. Banana bread baked oatmeal I would recommend using something similar since using a very runny or oily natural peanut butter may alter the texture.

You could also substitute almond butter or sunflower butter if desired. Banana bread yogurt recipe If you use sunflower butter, please note that it will turn the muffins green.

Did you try this recipe? Please let me know how it turned out by leaving a comment below or sharing a picture on Instagram with the hashtag #makingthymeforhealth. Banana bread recipe with almond flour I love hearing your feedback!

This is everything I want and more. Flour bakery banana bread THANK YOU. Hummingbird bakery banana bread My bananas are being used up today!

By the way, I make oatmeal specifically to add bananas and peanut butter. Flour bakery banana bread recipe I need a vessel for this flavor combination.

These are getting made tonight. Banana bread recipe yogurt Maybe even by Josh — throw everything in blender? He has no excuses and I have a huge pile of over ripe bananas on my counter. Banana bread recipe with yogurt Also, I’ve never used sunflower butter before but kind of want to buy it now if it means my baked goods will be green!

Good god, girly, these things look amazing! I tried making flourless banana muffs a few weekends ago and while they turned out supah delish, they were flat as all get out..like they didn’t poof up at all, so I’m thinking my portions were out of whackster. Sugar free banana bread recipe I’m going to need to make your recipe because these muffs are driving me bonkers…those chocolate chips? GAAAAH!

Even though I can’t do the peanut butter thing, I will say that these look crazy good! And the first pic with the drizzle? I.can’t.even. Healthy banana bread recipe yogurt Plus, you know that anything involving baking and chocolate is a winner in my books 🙂 Pinned!

Everything about this recipe is amazing. Banana bread recipe with greek yogurt The healthy ingredients, the use of peanut butter, the photos, the possibility of dessert for breakfast, the melty chocolate chips..gahh I am DYING! Once the heat wave dies down these muffins are so happening. Banana bread with sour cream recipe Pinned!

Girlllll I want one of these! Like right now please. Buttermilk banana bread recipe 🙂 I just made chocolate chip banana muffins last week and have been noshing on them, but the addition of peanut butter sounds amazing. Banana bread food network I mean you really can’t go wrong with adding peanut butter into muffins! And I love using oats for baked goods.

Ooh I can see why these are Brandon’s favourite muffins! Can you ever go wrong with banana and chocolate chips and PB (or AB in my case)? I just wish it was easier to stock up on ripe bananas in my house – I always seem to eat them before I get a chance to let them ripen!

Hi Linda! You should be able to use your own peanut butter without any problems. Banana bread donuts Do you have to stir it before serving? The kind I used wasn’t really oily though so I’m afraid if there’s too much oil then it will make the texture overly moist. Banana bread recipe using sour cream I would just be careful to try to avoid using the separated oil, if that’s the case. Banana bread with sour cream and oil I hope that helps! 🙂

I am a new follower of your Blog, and I love it! The Flourless Peanut Butter Banana muffins just came out of the oven. Original betty crocker banana bread recipe They look great and taste amazing! My son loved them too. Banana bread 1 egg We ate one for an afternoon snack. 4 ingredient banana bread I also tried the gluten free zucchini bread recipe, and it was great as well!

I concocted a drizzle sauce for these muffins and it’s absolutely heavenly. Moist banana bread recipe with sour cream .

Heat in skillet at medium heat until bubbly and beginning to thicken. . Banana bread sour cream recipe Add 1/4 cup Silk Almond milk and a pinch of salt. . Chocolate banana bread pudding Stir til bubbly and remove from heat and add 1/8th teaspoon orange extract. Banana bread recipe taste Stir til blended. Betty crocker banana nut bread recipe Let cool and drizzle over muffins.

Feel a bit out of place in this all girls comment thread, but I have to say these are a game changer! I didn’t have any maple syrup so I used palm sugar and also used regular milk which I upped just a tad do to less moisture leaving out the maple syrup. Banana bread recipe buttermilk They came out perfect, I really shouldn’t be this excited about a muffin but for someone that doesn’t like cereals or any breakfast food that isn’t fried, these are perfect. Best moist banana bread Bonus our 2yr old loves them.

It makes me so happy to hear that you enjoyed the muffins and that your 2 year old enjoys them too. Banana bread muffins with applesauce Score! It’s also good to know they work with palm sugar. Banana bread with 2 bananas Thanks for the feedback, Nick!

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Thank you for the recipe! I just made them and they are fantastic! What a great way to make an easy gluten-free muffin (as long as you have GF oatmeal). Banana bread and butter pudding I made a chocolate glaze with powdered sugar, a little cocoa, and a little milk and drizzled it on the muffins. Banana bread recipe without baking soda Mmm!

YUM! These are delicious and so filling. Banana chocolate bread pudding I tend to find healthier muffins wind up with a strange texture but these are great. Banana bread with chocolate chips recipe I did use a little less than 1/3 C honey instead of maple syrup because that’s what I had on hand. Super slice banana bread Thank you for the recipe 🙂

This is literally the best flourless banana muffin recipe ever. Frozen bananas for banana bread The recipe allows for many variations. Whole wheat banana bread muffins I omitted the almond milk, added blueberries and walnuts instead of chocolate chips. Banana bread with applesauce and honey I also used an immersion hand blender for mixing. Banana bread with applesauce recipe Sooo delicious!! Thanks for sharing your recipe!!

Hi Nicole! I’m sorry to hear your blender had difficulties. Banana bread without baking soda I’ve had other readers comment that it works fine in a regular blender and/or food processor. Banana bread no baking soda I forgot to mention this in the directions (and I just added it) but I always add the wet ingredients first when I make the blender muffins. Easy banana bread recipe without baking soda That helps get things moving so that it can break down the oats easier. Hawaiian banana bread recipe Hopefully that solves the problem!

I’ve made these twice so far and about to make my third batch, soo delicious and filling. Banana bread with coconut oil I use my food processor instead of blender (the batter is a little too thick for it to handle) and they turn out perfectly every time. Banana bread with honey Thanks for the awesome recipe!

I moved to the Denver area recently and have had a heck of time baking. Banana bread with brown sugar These came out perfect without having to change a thing! I am so excited to try some of your other flourless-muffins now! Thanks so much for the great recipe 🙂

I think adding more almond milk in place of the syrup would change the texture. Chocolate chip banana bread muffins They also won’t taste as good without it. Calories in banana bread slice But you could always try it and see what you think.

LOVED these! So simple and delicious, and I love that you can prepare it in the Vitamix – easy cleanup! My chocolate chips melted a bit since I wasn’t patient enough to let the batter cool, but I actually liked it that way. Can you freeze bananas for banana bread Kind of a marbleized muffin. Banana bread without baking soda or powder This will be a new breakfast staple, thank you!

These are the best healthy muffins I’ve had in a long time. Easy banana bread without baking soda I don’t usually have oats, but I’m giving them a go. Calories in slice of banana bread These had a much better texture than anything made with almond or coconut flour. Banana bread yogurt They are very bread like, and I needed that!

I’m Sarah and this is where I share my journey creating simple and seasonal vegetarian recipes. How ripe should bananas be for banana bread I love cooking with whole foods that give me the energy to keep up with an active lifestyle.

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