Banana, coconut & zucchini muffins

These muffins are a great way to sneak in some extra greens into your childs diet. They are far healthier than your usual store/café bought ones and provide your body with an array of nutrients.

Gluten free and dairy free, packed with zucchini, bananas and other wholesome ingredients – they are super moist and have the perfect amount of spice to them!

Give this recipe a go and let me know how you get on.

Ingredients:

  • 80 grams coconut oil
  • 200 grams zucchini
  • 150 grams/ 2 bananas plus extra for decoration
  • 4 tablespoons good quality honey
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon & ginger
  • ½ tsp all spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 150 grams almond flour
  • 60 grams GF flour
  • 50 grams desiccated coconut
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 4 egg whites

Method:

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Grate the zucchinis and place in a sieve, zucchinis contain a lot of water so you want to press as much of the water out of them as possible with some kitchen paper.
  • Line a muffin tray with muffin cases
  • Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan, add the sweetener and spices. Set aside to infuse.
  • Place the flours, desiccated coconut, salt and baking powder into a blender. Pulse to combine the dry ingredients.
  • Next add the banana & zucchini. Blend until completely incorporated into one batter.
  • Finally add the coconut oil mixture into the blend and combine.
  • Beat the eggs in a separate bowl until the whites are softly peaking.
  • Next carefully combine the batter with the eggs whites by carefully folding them through.
  • Spoon the mixture into your prepared cases.
  • Cut up thin slices of extra banana and place on-top of each muffin.
  • Cook in your preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and gently brush each individual muffin with a little more honey whilst they are warm. The honey will seep through and give the muffins a delicious sweet yet healthy flavour to them!
  • Enjoy!

muffins5

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Linkdin
Share on pinterest
Share on Pinterest
Lucy Thomson

Lucy Thomson

My name is Lucy Thomson and I have a huge passion for all things health, fitness, food & nutrition!

Join My Mailing list

For all the latest updates!

Leave a comment

Recommended

Travel

Tokyo travels!

From authentic tea ceremonies to modern high tech. From fresh tuna, to tender wagyu and the best sushi one could ask for. From green tea,

Fitness

Bali’s fitness scene

Bali’s fitness scene has certainly sky rocketed over the last few years making it an even more appealing holiday destination for some. I know it

Breakfast & Drinks

Nutty, choco granola

Crunchy, chocolatey, nutty and decadent. This plant based, crunchy chocolate granola is a recipe you’ll thank me for. Breakfast never tasted so good! Add to

Join My
Mailing List

For all the
latest updates!