Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins

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vegan banana spinach muffins

Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins: I do a lot of green smoothies and the kids are up for it as well most of the days.

When I saw this recipe for banana spinach muffins I was a bit intrigued and on the fence to try it. A couple of years back I have tried a chocolate cupcake with spinach and blueberry puree and nobody could tell it had spinach in it but that was chocolate flavor and chocolate masks everything.

banana spinach muffins (vegan)

This recipe is purely banana and spinach alone so I had my doubts, which I shouldn’t have because these vegan banana spinach muffins turned out great.

How To Make Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins?

Here are the step-by-step procedure to make yummy vegan banana spinach muffins.

Powder oats to make flour
1. Powder oats to make flour.
Add all dry ingredients in a large bowl
2. Add all dry ingredients in a large bowl.
Mix dry ingredients
3. Mix dry ingredients.
Blend spinach and milk
4. Blend spinach and milk.
Add banana vanilla vinegar blend smooth
5. Add banana vanilla vinegar blend smooth.
Banana spinach mixture
6. Banana spinach mixture.
Pour wet mix into dry mix
7. Pour wet mix into dry mix.
Batter ready
8. Batter ready.
Fill in muffin tin
9. Fill in muffin tin.
Banana spinach muffins ready
10. Banana spinach muffins ready.
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Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins Recipe

Prep TimeCook TimeMakes
20 Mins23 Mins12 Muffins
AuthorCategoryMethod
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Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins
5.0 from 1 reviews
Breakfast can be a battle in many households with having to balance between nutrition and convenience. Not anymore! Make a big batch of these spinach banana muffins and you have a healthy breakfast or snack anytime you want.
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup coconut palm sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 large bananas (approx. 1.25 cups mashed)
  • 1/3 cup avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Procedure:
  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Grease or line a muffin tin.
  2. In a blender (I used my Vitamix) powder 1 cup of oats to the texture of flour and add it to a bowl with rest of the dry ingredients (from whole wheat pastry flour to salt), and set aside.
  3. Blend together the almond milk and spinach until creamy and smooth.
  4. Add bananas, oil, vinegar, and vanilla and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour wet ingredients to dry mixture and stir to combine. Do not overmix.
  6. Fill each well in your muffin tin with 1/3rd cup of batter. Bake for about 13-15 minutes. Reduce the oven to 375F and bake it for another 8-10 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the muffin comes out clean.
Taste:
  1. I was very skeptical to try these banana spinach muffins. I was pretty sure that it will taste healthy and weird but was surprised that it wasn’t what I expected. It didn’t taste different at all. I wasn’t able to taste the spinach even the slightest bit. These muffins were mildly sweet which is really okay for us but not necessarily for others. The kids didn’t mind either.
My Notes:
  1. The original recipe, which is not egg free used only oats but I wasn’t sure how it will turn out without eggs. I didn’t want the muffins to end up like baked oatmeal hence added whole wheat pastry flour too.
  2. Increase the quantity of sugar to at least 3/4ths of a cup if you prefer sweeter muffins. Our consumption of sugar, salt and spices are very mild so 1/2 cup was okay for us. If I were to bake these muffins for friends I would increase the quantity of sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Banana Spinach Muffins
Amount Per Serving
Calories 176Servings 12
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.3g11%
Saturated Fat 1.1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 183mg8%
Potassium 235mg5%
Total Carbohydrates 22.5g8%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g12%
Sugars 5.6g
Protein 2.9g
Vitamin D 0mcg1%
Calcium 78mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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3 COMMENTS

  1. Alex H

    These turned out great! Thank youu!

    • Madhuram

      You’re welcome, Alex.

  2. Santosh

    Thank you for the sharing this recipe with us, is this we can say a healthy dessert you can also check my site and blogs https://www.flowerncake.com/