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Wholesome Olive Oil, Banana Oat Muffins

Wholesome Olive Oil, Banana Oat Muffins

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Naturally sweetened with maple syrup, light & fluffy with mashed bananas, olive oil, flaked oats, & walnuts; these simple healthy Wholesome Olive Oil, Banana Oat Muffins are downright delicious!

Ingredients

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  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup Canadian maple syrup
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup full milk
  • 3 large overripe bananas, lightly mashed (or 4 smaller bananas)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup large flaked oats (plus extra for sprinkling on top)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (plus extra for sprinkling on top)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Line a muffin tin with paper cups and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix olive oil, maple syrup, eggs and milk together until well incorporated. Stir in mashed bananas.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix flours, oats, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and nuts together. Mix well.
  5. Add your dry ingredients to your wet ingredients (banana mixture). Very gently mix just until incorporated (note: see tip #1).
  6. Using a spoon scoop batter into each muffin cup or ideally use an ice-cream scoop for even filled muffin cups.
  7. Sprinkle oats and nuts on top of each muffin.
  8. Bake for approx, 20 – 22 mins.

Notes

Best eaten within a day or two.
Muffins also freeze well. Place in individual freezer bags and pull out and defrost when ready for a snack.
Add chocolate, fruit, and other nuts as you please.

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