Banana and Peanut Butter Muffins

Don’t you think this little guy and his sister are the most adorable children you’ve ever seen? I do, but then they’re my children.

Jason and Lauren

Jason and Lauren

Jason and Lauren are in their twenties now, and have long since been on their own. Now there’s a new adorable kid on the block – my nephew, Blake.

Blake

Blake

When Blake comes to visit, his aunt and uncle don’t waste one minute of toddler fun, and that includes breakfast. Muffins are always on the menu, and Auntie Kristi makes sure they’re healthy too.

Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

Blake’s muffins include natural peanut butter, yogurt, oats and bananas. A healthy breakfast muffin for a growing boy.

Blake

Blake

As you can see from Blake’s half eaten muffin, this recipe is a hit.

Blake’s expecting a new brother. I’d better keep a few muffins on hand for Grayson. I’m guessing he’ll be a big muffin fan too.

Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

10 minutes

18 minutes

Serving Size: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 medium banana, over ripe and mashed
  • ¾ cup natural chunky peanut butter
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • ¾ cup low fat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12 count non-stick muffin tin with cooking spray.
  2. Add egg, sugar, oil, banana, peanut butter, milk and yogurt to a large bowl and whip until throughly combined.
  3. Mix in baking soda, baking powder, oats and flour until just combined. It should be lump free, but not overly mixed.
  4. Using a 1/3 cup measure, pour into muffin tins.
  5. Bake 15 - 18 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Notes

Calories: 191 Weight Watchers PoinstPlus 5 Total Fat: 6.19g Cholesterol: 16mg Sodium: 237mg Total Carbs: 27.54g Dietary Fiber: 2.82g Sugars: 9.49g Protein: 7.52g

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Comments

    • says

      That’s funny. There weren’t any left or I would mail them to you. He took them home in a bag. Had to hold them in his lap in the car seat. Got to love those little people!

  1. says

    I love your recipe! Sometimes I just want a simple muffin and these have two of my favorite ingredients – peanut butter and bananas :) I’d eat these any day for breakfast! And I love the whole wheat flour and yogurt, healthy and delicious!

    • says

      Thank you Kristina. Whole wheat pastry flour has become my flour of choice. After doing some reading, it has as many nutrients as whole wheat flour, but it works so much better in baked goods. Have a good weekend.

  2. says

    These sound great! I always liked peanut butter & bananas on toast for breakfast. I bet these taste similar but muffins of course are WAY better! And they’re lower in calories than most muffins, yes & yes!

  3. says

    Oh…Kristen, these look so delicious, especially this early in the morning!!
    And of course, your kids are precious. Doesn’t it seem just 2 weeks ago that they were that little?!

    Have a nice weekend :)

  4. says

    Ha, now Blake will be wanting to go see his aunt very often and looking for some tasty goodies at your house. These do sound delicious-obviously not just pleasing to the kids! Great post.

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