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Banana-Bran Muffins

Winter 2004, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008), The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)

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By the end of the week, any bananas left in the fruit bowl are past their prime—just right for these moist bran muffins. Add a handful of dark chocolate chips to entice children to enjoy a fiber-rich treat.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I changed this recipe up a bit, in order to use up some canned pumpkin in my fridge. I doubled the recipe using three eggs, 2 cups of pumpkin, 1/3 cup oil, 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, 1/2 chopped dates and about 1/4 cup crushed flax...

79 Reviews for Banana-Bran Muffins

10/29/2012
Anonymous
These are a staple in my house

Whenever I have a banana that turns faster than I can eat it, I throw it in a bag in the freezer until I have enough for this recipe. I substitute apple sauce for the oil and it's still very moist. These muffins freeze very well. I take them out of the freezer in the morning and by the time I get to work, they're defrosted enough to eat. Sometimes I change it up a bit by adding dark chocolate chips, raisins or pecans.

freezes well
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08/27/2012
Delicious, healthy banana muffins

Love these banana muffins. Very easy to throw together and the result is both moist and tasty. Olive oil worked well in this and I skipped the cinnamon just because I wasn't in the mood for it. I like the use of vanilla and buttermilk; I suspect buttermilk is the key to the moistness in the absence of a ton of oil. Threw in about 1/3 c chocolate chips to entice my husband and son. This adds about 30 calories per muffin from sugar and fat but I figure it's worth it if it gets them to take in the fiber, potassium, and protein.

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08/03/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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Anonymous wrote 32 weeks 3 days ago

So true.

So true.

08/03/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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08/03/2012
Anonymous

Why would someone put pumpkin in this amazing recipe and then consider they are still making this recipe?!!
It isn't fair to change verything in a recipe and then leave a commnet.
Better to say...I made this new recipe...it's awesome, or, it's gross!!

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