Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

These are a hearty heart healthy treat, packed with omega-3’s ! You can find ground chia seed at Whole Foods and other finer markets.


  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup ground flaxseed
  • ¼ cup ground chia seed
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • 2 medium bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup plain low fat yogurt
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 325
  2. Combine wet and dry ingredients in separate bowls. Add banana mixture to flour mixture and stir just until moist.
  3. Divide into 12 muffin cups and bake at 325 for 25 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack, then remove from pan. Cool on wire rack.
  4. Option: Top with a mixture of oats, butter (I use Smart Balance) and brown sugar for a crunchy topping.

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