Paleo/Whole 30-ish Banana Muffins

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Ok so I get that you’re not suppose to have muffins and what not on Whole 30. The people who created Whole 30 want you to have a new relationship with your food blah blah blah. And they are right. BUT a whole month of me not eating Pizza Hut or chips and salsa = me having a brand new relationship wth my food.

So we needed a snack/breakfast option (I’ve had more eggs and dried fruit than I can stand at this moment) and my friend Robin sent me this recipe she uses and I tweaked it a little to make it Paleo/Whole 30-ish. Please realize I said “ish” we are changing out lifestyle here so we break a few of the rules once in a while to make this do-able for the long haul. These take no time at all to make and they are DELISH!

Recipe:

3 large ripe bananas, mashed

1/2 cup of raw honey

1/3 cup of coconut oil

1 egg

1 teaspoon of baking powder

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon of salt

1 tablespoon of cinnamon

1 1/2 cups of almond flour

Optional: add chocolate chips or nuts

 

My oldest daughter is allergic to nuts and I tried these with coconut flour so she could have them and it was a big bust. Coconut flour is VERY absorbent so the batter was really dry. Stick with almond flour. We plan on living Paleo-ish even after Whole 30, and I’ll be adding a few chocolate chips to my batter in about 6 days (but who’s counting lol).

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Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Mash bananas ( I use a potato masher!)

Add raw honey, oil and egg.

Add rest of the dry ingredients

Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes, let cool 5 minutes before eating.

The next morning, I warmed one of these up and put some ghee on top of it…yessss maaaaaaam.

 

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