Chocolate Banana Walnut Muffins

Craving some chocolate?  Give these tasty treats a try!  With walnuts and flaxseeds, they are a great source of healthy omega 3 fatty acids.

Tip:  when using flaxseeds it’s best to buy whole flaxseeds and grind them in a coffee grinder.

Chocolate Banana Walnut Muffins 

½ cup oatsChocolate Banana Walnut Muffins

1 cup whole wheat flour

3 tbsp. ground flaxseed

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

¼ cup walnuts

½ cup honey

2 eggs

2 tbsp. cocoa

3 ripe bananas, mashed

2 tbsp. maple syrup

1 tbsp. vanilla

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a muffin tray with butter or oil.

In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients (oats, flour, ground flaxseed, baking powder, baking soda and walnuts) and stir.

In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients and whisk or blend with a mixer.

Add wet ingredients to the dry and stir together.

Spoon batter into muffin tray and bake for 30 minutes or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

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