Monday, March 1, 2010

Clean Eating Recipe of the Week: Banana Coconut Muffin

This recipe is for those of you who want to Eat Clean while avoiding wheat/ gluten at the same time. They are quite tasty and coconut has SO many health benefits!
  • 3/4 cup Coconut Flour
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas (mashed)
  • 4 tablespoons Coconut Oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup Sucanat
  • 1 teaspoon aluminum free baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts(optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix coconut flour, baking powder and nutmeg. In a separate mixing bowl, beat eggs gradually, along with the coconut oil, Sucanat, vanilla and salt. Add the mashed bananas to the egg and oil mixture and mix well. Add in the flour mixture and mix well. When blended, fold in the chopped walnuts (optional). Grease 12 muffin cups with coconut oil and fill the cups with the batter. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.Yum!

Nutrients per serving: Calories 201, Fat 11.4g, Protein 5.4 grams, Sodium 129mg, Carbohydrate 20 grams, Fiber 4 grams



Megan said...

Yum! I made a banana snack bread similar to this recipe (from Tosca's cookbook) with some additional ingredients and it was delicious! I had to freeze half of the batch because it was too big for my husband and I, but it still tastes good out of the freezer!

Thanks for sharing!

Reneé DeLano said...

These look amazing! I am going to make them when I return from Arizona! Thanks for sharing! xo Renée


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