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Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins (Gluten and Grain Free, Paleo)

Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins

Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins make for a healthy breakfast, snack or treat all year round. These muffins are soft, moist & full of delicious and natural flavour! They're packed with all the good stuff, including quality protein and healthy fats + naturally sweetened with ripe bananas. Paleo friendly and free of gluten, grains & dairy.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 18 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Snack/Treat
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo
Servings: 12 muffins

Ingredients
 

  • 4 pastured eggs*
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup, optional
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, optional
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup almond flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 dark chocolate bar, 85% or higher, chopped into chunks

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350.¬†Grease muffin tin with coconut oil or use liners.
  • Beat eggs in bowl, mash bananas with a fork on a plate, then add all wet ingredients together and mix thoroughly.
  • Mix all dry ingredients in a separate bowl then add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and continue to mix until a thick smooth batter is formed. (TIME SAVER TIP: Use a food processor for steps 2 & 3, if you have one)
  • Add chocolate chunks into the batter and mix (save some to add on top).
  • Fill muffin tins 3/4 of the way with batter. Top with remaining chocolate chunks.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes. Let cool before removing from tray.

Notes

*Substitute with 4 flax eggs or 4 chia eggs for egg free version.
  • 1 tbsp ground flax + 3 tbsp water (whisk until gelatinous and creamy) = 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds + 3 tbsp water (Stir and allow to rest for 15 minutes) = 1 egg
TIME SAVER TIP: Use a food processor for steps 2 & 3, if you have one.
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