Banana Oatmeal Walnut Muffins

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 12 Muffins
Author: Nutrition Squeezed

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups old-fashioned oats keep 1 cup whole and grind the other 1.5 cup in a food processor
  • 2 overripe bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • cup maple syrup
  • ¾ cup milk or milk alternative
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pumpkin spice
  • ½ cup walnuts whole or pieces
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds or flax seeds optional
  • Oats to sprinkle on muffin tops

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line muffin tin with muffin wrappers or oil.
  • Grind 1.5 cups of oats in a food processor until they have a flour like consistency.
  • Mash bananas until there are no lumps.
  • Add wet ingredients (eggs, maple syrup, milk and vanilla). Stir well.
  • Add dry ingredients (including the 1.5 cups ground oats and 1 cup whole oats) to wet ingredients and mix.
  • Fold in the walnuts and allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Pour mixture into muffin tin, leaving ¼ inch below the top for the muffins to rise.
  • Sprinkle muffin tops with whole oats.
  • Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the muffin comes out clean.
  • Serve warm!

Notes

Store muffins in an air-tight container in the fridge and eat within 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or toaster oven.

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