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healthy banana muffins
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5 from 4 votes

Healthy Banana Muffins

Healthy Banana Muffins - a healthier snack or breakfast on-the-go, these muffins contain no added refined sugar. Gluten free version included!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 139kcal


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/3 cup liquid coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour (or whole wheat flour) for gluten free, use Bob's Red Mill GF All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly coat 12 cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, mash bananas. Add applesauce, oil, egg, and vanilla. Stir until just slightly lumpy.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until combined. Add chocolate chips, if using (or other add-ins.)
  • Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake for 18-20 minutes.  Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.


For Gluten Free Healthy Banana Muffins, use a gluten free all purpose flour in place of the whole wheat flour.  I like Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free flour.
*nutrition information does not include chocolate chips


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.6mg