Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

It never fails, we usually have a few very ripe bananas laying around. Luckily my boys love banana bread or muffins. Litsa shared this recipe for a healthy banana muffin recipe. There are a lot of ingredients in this recipe but these little bites are loaded with nutrition. This is a great way to get your child to eat healthy thing like flaxseed and whole wheat!

Recipe: Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe

Summary: High protein and fiber breakfast muffin

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces canned peach halves with juice, drained
  • 5 ripe bananas
  • 6 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar (For low carb use Splenda or Sugar Twin brown sugar)
  • ½ cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 ounces semisweet mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 24 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Puree peaches and bananas in a food processor.
  3. Place pureed fruits, egg whites, oil, sugar, brown sugar, and yogurt in a mixing bowl. Beat with electric beaters or by hand until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix flour, wheat germ, flaxseed, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients and beat just until well blended.
  6. Fold in chocolate chips.
  7. Divide batter among muffin cups.
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Tips

Makes 24 muffins that freeze well & are loaded in protein (5g) & fiber (2.8g) for a healthy breakfast or a pick-up & go snack!

You can substitute other fruit for the peaches. Try canned mandarin oranges if you don’t have peaches on hand!

Make sure you check out the rest of my easy recipes!

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Renae is a married working mom of two handsome boys. She works as a registered dental hygienist by day and blogs here at How to Have it All by night. She enjoys cooking from scratch, working in her vegetable garden and functional training.

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Comments

  1. I just love the peaches in this recipe and I can’t wait to give it a try. Your muffins look delicious! Thank you so much for sharing with our 1st Anniversary Party at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week end and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

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