Banana Oatmeal Muffins
Hello, can you blend up the oats first before mixing the rest of the ingredients? Gosh, I get so excited about that combination. And guys, for maple syrup replacement, I use 2 medjool dates pit removed and blend! I see your recipe calls for baking powder and similar recipes including the ones you mention call for baking soda. Only did two things different than the recipe: These are delicious and so easy! Do you have any suggestions for the banana substitute?
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One wants a banana, another cereal, and of course the little one always seems to ask for a cereal I do not have in the home. It is just no fun starting the day on a stressed out note so I have began making mass batches of my 3 ingredeint oatmeal banana muffins.
This recipe is all my own, and was concocted from trial and error when my then 4 year old gluten free child needed a good breakfast choice. She was not a fan of snack bars, hated most gluten free cereals, and to top things off she hates hot oatmeal.
That left me looking for quick and easy muffins recipes that I can make once a week and reheat from frozen. Oh I love how easy these are to make! This would be a much better option for me to have on hand to snack on at home! I will definitely be trying these!
My little ones are the same way. Gotta love recipes like this that only use a few ingredients. More likely to have them handy instead of having to run out and get them. My youngest is gluten-free.
Your email address will not be published. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. You really just put 5 ingredients in a blender, blend it up, bake it, and it becomes a muffin? Not only are they easy, but they taste wonderful, too. My family gobbles these up as quick as I can bake them.
I started out making the plain variety: Then I started adding things here or there, trying new variations. That brings me to today where I present to you 15 different variations of these super easy blender muffins. There is truly something for everyone. The ones that top my list, however, are sunbutter crunch, peanut butter and jelly, chocolate chip, plain almond butter or peanut butter, and blueberry. Meghan loves the cinnamon version. These also freeze well, so you can make a big batch and have them on hand whenever you need a quick breakfast or snack.
These healthy blender muffins are a great lunch box addition, too. Check out my Instagram stories to see what I pack my kiddos each day! These blender muffins are the easiest little muffins you will ever make. They boast a clean-eating ingredient list and are made without any flour, oil, or refined sugar. They are naturally gluten-free. The base recipe makes 12 mini-muffins, but can easily be doubled. To Make Full-Sized Muffins: Preheat the oven to degrees.
Double the base recipe. Oil a full-sized muffin tin well, or line with silicone baking liners. Reduce the heat in the oven to degrees and bake for 15 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Almond Butter White Chocolate Chip: Use any nut butter as your base and add 2 tablespoons of lime juice to the batter. Top each muffin with lime zest. Peanut Butter and Jelly: Fill the muffin tin one-third of the way with batter. Combine 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal with 3 tablespoons water in a small bowl and let it sit for a few minutes to form a gel. Follow the base recipe, but sprinkle the tops of the muffins with cinnamon.
I like plain cinnamon, but you could do a mixture of cinnamon and sugar. I use a fine mesh strainer to get an even, fine sprinkle of cinnamon. Thank you for subscribing to the Happy Healthy Mama e-mail list! I look forward to connecting with you more!
Could these be any more perfect?! Especially since you can mix up the flavors, so that everyone gets exactly what they want. Oh my gosh these look amazing! We love muffins in our house and I am always looking for good, healthy, EASY recipes that offer a variety for the taste buds. I think this takes care of it all. I love these posts that you do. And seriously 5 ingredient muffins.. Excited to try these.
Do you think I could substitute the banana with anything; my husband is allergic. I was going to add more sweetener and some pumpkin pie spice. The other option may be add an extra egg and more sweetener. Let me know if you try something! OK guys, I used the pumpkin. The texture is very slightly different… mostly it is a thicker dough.
I also made the banana recipe. The fresh blueberries were my fav! My daughter loves the jelly ones. I have a Vita-mix blender. If you are looking for a lower price point, my brother has a Ninja blender and loves it. The motor on it eventually died, though. I think I overworked it! I hope that helps! These turned out amazing! My MIL came over after I baked them and she is gluten-free. She kept asking me what kind of flour I used: Thank you for all the options as well!
I mixed everything together in my big food processor instead of a blender. These are delicious and so simple! Thanks for such a quick and easy healthy recipe! My husband and toddler each had 3 this morning, so I would say it was definitely a success! So excited to try these!!! I am excited that you included a vegan version, thank you so much for that! I was really curious if it would work. They turned out denser than the others, but still really good.
There are no really hard-to-blend ingredients so I think a regular blender will work fine. Oh boy — these are cute and healthy! I made the sunflower seed butter version the other night and the muffins turned blue overnight!
They still tasted very yummy, just a little strange that they changed color: This has not happened to mine, but I have read about sunflower seed butter baked goods changing colors. Hi , my sons have banana allergy, I would love to try this though. All the other substitutions are great! Do you have any suggestions for the banana substitute? I only had this problem when I tried to make them as full muffins and not mini muffins.
Did you by any chance try to make them as full muffins? I really thought the regular size muffins would work fine, but I had the same issue.
Thanks for letting me know. Oddly, a few of the big ones I made cooked through and I loved the ones that did even more than the mini muffins. Maryea, These ALL look marvelous! Thanks for the inspiration! I see your recipe calls for baking powder and similar recipes including the ones you mention call for baking soda. Is there a reason you switched it to baking powder?
I wonder if that makes the difference in the full-sized muffins? Normally I use baking soda when there is an acidic ingredient to activate it, like apple cider vinegar or buttermilk in my normal muffins. I just wanted to ask if you ever have any trouble with hackers? My last blog wordpress was hacked and I ended up losing months of hard work due to no back up. You could use sunflower seed butter if nuts is the problem.
These 5-ingredient blender muffins ways are such a cute idea, you just want to try them all. I also like that they are healthy and easy to make. I just made these, but they were soggy in the middle.. I baked them for more than the time specified up to 15 mins or so , and still no luck! I definitely made them into mini muffins.. Did you follow the recipe exactly otherwise? Ovens and baking pans can vary, so the only thing I can think of is perhaps they just needed more time?
My kids got very excited when I pulled this recipe out again. The basic recipe was so good that they remembered it well. But my kids are nagging me to point out that there are six ingredients in the basic 5 ingredient muffin recipe. Anyways, they are delicious. I have many of your recipes in my file and they are quickly becoming household favorites.
Thank you for all the time you put into your beautiful blog. You have blessed this household! I save a lot of recipes that I never actually try. This one I tried immediately. They were so easy! I made them with mini chocolate chips, and they were fantastic!
Would this work with Wowbutter? Let me know if you try it! All I do is lower the temp to and I bake them for 10 to 15 minutes depending on how full you make them. I was skeptical, but they were delicious. I made them with almond butter, pumpkin, mini-chips, and agave nectar. Next time will add packet of stevia to add just a bit of sweetness. My two year old is allergic to milk, eggs, soy, wheat and almond!!
I tried these with fingers crossed he a fussy eater but said mmmmm while eating thesr and asked for more!! Yay something besides juice and fruit he will eat and i had all the ingredients already!!
Yes, they do, especially the plain ones. You are totally right — this recipe has changed my life! Thanks for such a versatile recipe! I made 8 regular sized muffins, baked at for 20 minutes. Thanks for the recipe, they were delicious! I did have some trouble getting the mixture out of the blender.
You mean out of the bottom part under the blade? That is my biggest pet peeve! I wish I had great advice, but I struggle with this, too. I hate to waste any of it! These are so yummy and so much fun to make and play with variations!