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Pecan Banana Muffins

Whole Wheat Pecan Banana Muffins

  • Author: Julie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 6 muffins
  • Category: muffins, breakfast

Description

A fluffy and wholesome muffin recipe, these Whole Wheat Pecan Banana Muffins are naturally sweetened with banana and maple syrup and every bite includes a delicious crunch thanks to nutrient-dense pecans.


Ingredients

  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 ½ tablespoons MCT oil or melted coconut oil
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 small very-ripe banana, mashed
  • ½ cup light coconut milk (or regular milk)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin pan with six paper muffin liners
  • Combine whole wheat flour, oats, flax seeds, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt
  • In a separate bowl, mix together egg, maple syrup, MCT oil, vanilla, banana and coconut milk
  • Gradually pour egg mixture into the flour mixture and stir until batter is combined
  • Fold in pecans
  • Divide the batter into six muffin cups and bake for 15 – 18 minutes
  • Allow to cool and enjoy

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