Sunday, February 20, 2011

Quick and Easy Banana Muffins (Gluten and Grain-Free Options)


A healthy snack with only 3 ingredients!
If you add protein powder it can be a good breakfast option too, for days when you’re on the go.
Heads up: without gluten these muffins won’t rise, but are still healthy and delicious.

Ingredients:

2 ½ cups brown rice flour (1 cup can be hemp or rice protein powder, or for a grain-free option use almond flour)
2 tsp baking powder (optional)
1 ½ cups (about 2 large or 4 small) mashed ripe bananas

Directions:
  1. Preheat oven at 350oF
  2. Mash bananas in a mixing bowl, then add the dry ingredients to make a nice dough
  3. Line a 12-muffin tray with muffin cups or lightly grease the tray with coconut oil
  4. Place about 1/3 cup of dough in each muffin cup
  5. Bake for 45 minutes (or until muffin surfaces are firm and dry)
  6. Allow to cool before removing from tray

Hayley Shwaizer, CNP (recipe courtesy of: Randall, Rose Marie, 1976 from her book The Nine Biggest Problem Foods - and how to live without them, RoR Books, 2006)

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