Delicious and nutritious banana muffins that are perfect for breakfast or as a snack. Check out this quick and easy recipe that you can whip up in minutes. Plus tips on how to make them a satiating breakfast and snack. Have fun baking and most of all enjoy eating them :)
Protein Rich Banana Muffins
Prep 10 minutes
Ready in 20 minutes
250 grams Plain Skyr or full fat Plain Yogurt
3 ripe bananas
320 grams quick oats
100 grams sugar
1 - 2 tablespoons Vanilla extract
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
Preheat the oven to 175 C
Grease 12 muffin tins with a little bit of oil of your choice
Mash the bananas
Whisk the eggs, add in the sugar and continue whisking until light and fluffy.
Add yogurt, mashed bananas and vanilla to the eggs and whisk to mix well
Add in the oats, baking powder and baking soda. Fold the mixture until well combined
Divide the batter evenly into the muffin tins
Bake for about 20 minutes.
Check if the tops are springy to the touch. If the toothpick comes out clean they are done.
Allow to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool to room temperature.
Mix chocolate chips into the batter
Spread a teaspoon of Nutella or other chocolate spread as icing on each muffin
Mix in dried fruit, nuts and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg.
Replace bananas with equal parts with apple sauce/grated apples/pear/other sweet fruit
Stir 2 tablespoons of cocoa into the batter
Add a teaspoon of nut butter into the center of each muffin cup before baking
Add ½ cup of raisins and 2-3 tablespoons of rum
Tips for a satiating breakfast and snack
1 muffin, an egg or two (scrambled or boiled), 1 standard piece of fruit
2 muffins with 1 tablespoon of nut butter of choice, plus a standard piece of fruit
1 muffin with a little bit of butter or coconut oil, a serving of plain yogurt topped with fresh fruit & nuts or granola
1 muffin, halved and topped with ½ mashed avocado, a small serving of oatmeal or other high fiber cereal with milk of choice topped with berries
1 muffin or ½ of a muffin on its own with a cup of tea of choice depending on how hungry you feel.
1 muffin halved with a teaspoon of double cream and jam for afternoon or morning tea.
1 muffin with a handful of natural almonds and sultanas
½ a muffin with a serving of yogurt topped with ½ a piece of fruit
Keep in mind this recipe has a lot of eggs hence being very high in protein for a muffin without protein powder. You can add a bit of extra vanilla, lemon zest or cinnamon & nutmeg so it’s not too eggy. I would love to hear your suggestions.
*As this recipe doesn’t contain any protein powder, it is also suitable for children.
Servings 12 Amount Per Serving Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 7% / Saturated Fat 1g 5% / Monounsaturated Fat 2g / Polyunsaturated Fat 1g Trans Fat 0g / Cholesterol 82mg 27% / Sodium 229mg 10% / Potassium 138mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 8% / Dietary Fiber 4g 15% / Sugars 5g / Protein 8g 17%
Vitamin A 36% / Vitamin C 3% / Calcium 14% / Iron 0%