Saturday, February 9, 2013
Healthy Sugar-Free Banana Date Oatmeal Muffins: Vegan, Low-Fat, Low-Carb
This recipe is ideal for busy people who want a healthy breakfast on-the-go, especially who love banana bread (but don't love the carbs.) Kid friendly, too!
Makes 8 Muffins. Cooking Time: 30 min.
2 Ripe Bananas, mashed
6 dates, pitted
1/2 Whole Wheat Oats
1/2 cup All-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon Agave Nectar (can be substituted with honey)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 tsp coconut oil
1 pinch salt
Optional: Walnut, peanut-butter, raisins or almond butter.
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the mean while, pit dates and blend until smooth.
2. Mash bananas with spoon.
3. In a bowl, combine bananas, dates, flour, baking powder, agave nectar, vanilla and coconut oil.
4. Place baking cups into a muffin tin and pour batter.
5. Bake for 20 minutes.