Banana-Walnut Muffins


In my opinion, muffins are the perfect little packages of joy and I am constantly looking for better, healthier and tastier recipes. After much experimentation, I came up with this Banana-Walnut recipe that gave me the most delicious batch of muffins ever! My husband and I devoured the whole dozen in 2 days…don’t judge us until you try them!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time:
20 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins


  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup brown sugar (or sweetener)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • ½ cup ground oats
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • ¼ cup milk (can be substituted for soy)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed walnuts (reserve 12 full walnuts to decorate the tops)


  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together; flour, ground oats, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  2. In a separate bowl, mix oil with sugar, add mashed bananas, eggs, milk and vanilla extract.
  3. Gradually add the dry ingredients to wet ingredients, whisking to combine well
  4. Finally add the crushed walnuts
  5. Scoop into 12 greased muffin cups, add one walnut atop each muffin and bake at 375F for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  6. Enjoy!



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