Almond Flour Banana Muffins are gluten free, dairy free and make for the perfect snack for before or after a workout or for the kids. You can whip these easy banana muffins up in less than 30 minutes without any oil or added sugars!
Originally Published October 2017 || Updated December 2019
I’m loving starting my morning with banana muffins with almond butter and if we’re being honest, I’ve also been ending my day with them, too.
Aside from eating almond butter muffins all weekend, we entertained both nights. We had our neighbors over for dinner one night, and my parents stopped in the other. They hadn’t seen Camryn since Thanksgiving, and she has all sorts of new tricks now that she showed them.
This banana muffins recipe with almond flour is super easy to make. The next time you have ripe bananas and find yourself searching for a banana muffin recipe with almond flour, make these!
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Yes they are, in many ways!
Each gluten free banana muffin has 8 grams of protein, so yes, this is a high protein muffin recipe comparatively speaking. Great for keeping you full and satisfied, my favorite for that non-stop breastfeeding hunger. Aren’t you always hungry breastfeeding?!
I don’t like the taste of protein powder in my muffins so having high protein muffins without protein powder is a huge plus. Similar to these chocolate zucchini banana muffins.
Who doesn’t like banana almond flour muffins, especially when they’re bursting with chocolate, banana and almond butter flavors?
I don’t know about you, but those are some of my favorite flavor combinations and this gluten free banana muffin recipe combines them all.
Plus, best of all, they’re ready in 30 minutes and kid-friendly. We take them in the car on the way to events, practices, school, daycare and more. Almond flour banana muffins are the best portable snack!
For more kid friendly snacks and muffins, check out this easy toddler snacks roundup.
We’ve been going through these really fast in our house. Like grab a couple when in the kitchen and walking out the door, gone in 1-2 days fast. Last week it was coconut flour chocolate chip cookies, this week it’s these.
Almond flour banana oatmeal muffins are perfect for a grab and go breakfast and make for high protein breakfast muffins, with 8 grams of protein each!
We can also all use portable snacks to fuel throughout the day. Even Camryn loves them and they have been perfect muffins as baby led weaning muffins and now toddler muffins.
I know some parents prefer to wait on certain ingredients for kids, but banana muffins made with almond flour are an easy way to introduce nuts through nut flour. As the most recent research shows, introducing allergens earlier rather than later may help reduce the risk of food allergies.
Personally, I find them to be best before or after a workout, packed with energizing complex carbohydrates and quick-acting bananas.
There are plenty of other ingredients you could add to these almond flour healthy muffins. Some of my favorites include:
My favorite way to enjoy these banana almond meal muffins is with melted butter or more nut butter. Banana muffins with almond butter are nothing to contend with!
These easy gluten free banana muffins are fantastic for meal prep because they will last all week.
Store them in a cool, dry place for up to 3-4 days.
You can also freeze them if desired, for up to 3 months.
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