Fool-Proof Whole Wheat Banana Muffins 3


It was one of those weeks. While we were preparing my 2 year old for his first trick or treating experience, the stomach bug hit. We spent the night hulled up on his bedroom floor. Sparing you all the details but in the end, we didn’t make it trick or treating. Needless to say, my son was pretty bummed out. So after healing up and feeling better, I asked him what he wanted to do. His reply, “make muffins with CHIPS”. So we made my fool proof muffin recipe and added a few dark chocolate chips as a substitute Halloween treat.Whole Wheat Banana Muffins

Whole Wheat Banana Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups whole wheat flour
  2. 1t baking soda
  3. 1/2t salt
  4. 2Tablespoons flax seed meal
  5. 1/3c canola oil, or melted coconut oil
  6. 1/4c honey
  7. 2 eggs
  8. 3 mashed large bananas
  9. 4Tablepoons hot water
Instructions
  1. Stir together dry ingredients. Set aside.
  2. Mash bananas in a large bowl and add oil, honey and eggs.
  3. Add dry ingredients to wet, alternating with hot water. Mix in between alternations. If the mixture is too wet, add a bit more flour. If the mixture seems too thick, add a bit more water.(variation in banana size makes the flour amount change)
  4. Spoon batter into 12 greased muffin cups. I like to use the reusable muffin cups and they virtually never stick to the muffin.
  5. Bake at 325 degrees for around 20 minutes. Let muffins cool in tin for about 5 minutes before removing.
Notes
  1. I like to add fresh blueberries, or in this case, a handful of dark chocolate chips as a treat.
Northwest Healthy Mama http://nwhealthymama.com/
Fool-Proof Banana Muffins

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About Sarah Hoffer

Sarah is an ophthalmic technician turned stay at home mom and wife living on the Olympic Peninsula. Mommy of two free spirited babies and two black labs. She spends her time daydreaming of her next meal and new recipes to try. If she isn't in the kitchen covered in flour, she is in the woods running free with her husband and kids. She loves everything about the pacific northwest. Including the rain. Avid baby-wearer, hopeless daydreamer and eternal optimist. Follow along with her and her family onInstagram.


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