Healthy Wholemeal Banana Muffins

Turn the oven on and master your baking technique with this easy recipe for a nutritious and delicious mouth watering snack. These wholemeal muffins make a perfect addition to children’s lunch boxes and are a tasty option to keep hunger pangs at bay during the workday.


Makes 12 muffins


  • 1 ¾ cups wholemeal self raising flour
  • 1/3 cup rolled oats
  • 3 bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (or substitute with organic coconut oil)
  • 1/3 cup organic maple syrup or sugar alternative i.e. Stevia.
  • 3 free range eggs, whisked
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of Himalayan rock salt


  1. Preheat oven to 165 degrees Celsius.
  2. Sift the flour and combine in a large mixing bowl with the oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Add the milk, eggs, oil, vanilla and maple syrup and stir until well combined.
  4. Add the mashed bananas and fold through the mixture.
  5. Grease a 12 tin muffin tray with spray olive oil or coconut oil and spoon the mixture evenly into the muffin pan holes.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until nicely browned and cooked through (ready when a cake skewer inserted into one of the muffins comes out clean).
  7. Best served warm with a thin spread of margarine or butter and fresh berries.
  8. Enjoy x

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