Peanut Butter and Banana Healthy Breakfast Muffins


So I cannot sit still.

I am incapable.

Like, I think I may actually have a problem.


I am incapable of simply doing nothing. And I am addicted to technology.

I cannot just be. I have to be doing, all the time. And it’s becoming ridiculous.


Picture this:

Tuesday night. Girl on couch. Watching Suits on TV and drooling over Harvey.
Laptop on knees. Blog, Facebook, Foodgawker, Pinterest, email, recipes and online shopping sites all open in tabs.
Skype on. Chatting to a friend from overseas.
iPhone in hand. Simultaneously texting and using Instagram.


Yep, that’s me.

How is that normal?

See? I have a problem, clearly.


And because I am abnormal and constantly doing, I made some healthy muffins the other night. While I was watching Revenge. And talking on the phone to my girlfriend. And taking food photos to post on Instagram.


PEANUT BUTTER AND BANANA HEALTHY BREAKFAST MUFFINS
Adapted from Cait’s Plate.

2 ripe bananas, mashed
2/3 cup Greek yogurt
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/3 cup honey
2 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup plain flour
3/4 cup wholemeal flour
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chocolate chips or blueberries

Preheat the oven to 180 C (350 F) and line a 12 hole muffin pan with paper liners.

In a large bowl, combine the mashed bananas, Greek yogurt, peanut butter, honey, milk and vanilla.

Add the plain flour, wholemeal flour, sugar, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and salt. Stir until just combined. Mix in the chocolate chips or blueberries.

Divide the mixture between the muffin holes, filling each liner about 3/4 full.

Bake for 15 – 20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Makes 12 muffins.

These muffins are best eaten on the first day. Microwave any leftover muffins for 20 seconds or so before eating to make them yummy again.

17 Thoughts on “Peanut Butter and Banana Healthy Breakfast Muffins

  1. I’m totally the same way, always have fifteen tabs up at a time and trying to keep up with blogs, facebook, twitter…it can get exhausting, but it’s so fun!! I haven’t gotten into instagram yet, should I??

    ps. those muffins look so good, love baked goods with yogurt in them!

  2. They sound amazing, bookmarking this recipe for sure. I know what you mean about the internet/technology – we certainly live in strange and busy times!

  3. I agree completely! People ask me all the time, “Do you ever sit still!” LOL – no and I’m ok with that! :) Question: did you figure the nutritional information?

  4. Beatriz on March 2, 2013 at 4:22 am said:

    Wonder how many calories per muffin

  5. Charlie on June 10, 2013 at 9:02 am said:

    I made these yesterday and they were yummy!!!
    I forgot to put the sugar in (clever me), but I just thought Oh well, now they’re healthier….
    And they still tasted fabulous!

  6. I made these and they were delicious, thank you! A perfect snack with milk.

  7. Abigailmary on June 16, 2014 at 10:32 pm said:

    Can I just use more reg flour if I don’t have whole meal flour? I have almond and coconut on hand as well

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