Vegan Banana Nut Muffins


Description

Banana Nut Muffins that happen to be vegan...and AMAZING!

Ingredients

2  
Flax Eggs*
1⁄2 cup
Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
1⁄2 cup
Silk Vanilla Almondmilk (unsweetened)
1⁄4 cup
Melted Coconut Oil
3⁄4 cups
Mashed Banana (approximately 1 and a half small bananas)
1 teaspoon
Vanilla Extract
2⁄3 cups
organic raw cane sugar (or sub coconut sugar)
1⁄2 teaspoon
Cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon
Sea Salt
1⁄2 tablespoon
Baking Powder
2 cups
White Whole Wheat Flour
3⁄4 cups
Coarsely Chopped Walnuts (divided)

Notes

*2 "Flax Eggs" = 2 Tbsp ground flax + 6 Tbsp warm water. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.

Instructions

  1. Create your flax eggs.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Combine chickpeas and almond milk in a large measuring cup. Use an immersion stick blender to puree until smooth. 
  4. Combine all ingredients, except 1/4 cup walnuts, but including the chilled flax in a medium bowl. 
  5. Spray a muffin tin with non-stick spray, or use coconut oil. 
  6. Fill each cup to the top. 
  7. Press the remaining 1/4 cup walnuts into the top of each muffin batter. 
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Yields 12 Muffins