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Healthy Banana Muffins

Banana muffins are often a “go-to” snack since they are portable and tasty. The addition of nuts, cinnamon, and coconut add to their anti-inflammatory benefits.

Bananas have a lot of nutrients, but the over-ripe ones also have a high sugar content, so don’t over-do it! It can be easy to have too much fruit in a day because the sugar makes it taste so good!! A better bet is to use green-tipped bananas for more resistant starch.

Some of the great health benefits include:

  • Helps to lower blood pressure – Bananas are known for their potassium content. As an important electrolyte, the potassium in bananas can help to regulate water balance and blood pressure in the body.
  • Soothing to the digestive tract – The fiber in bananas called pectin can help to normalize bowel function.

Healthy Banana Muffins

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup mashed banana  about 2 small bananas
  • 2 eggs  beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil  melted
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut  for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a muffin tin with muffin liners.
  • In a small bowl, mix together dry ingredients.
  • In a medium bowl mix together wet ingredients, streaming in the melted coconut oil.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet and mix. Fill 6 muffin cups and top each with shredded coconut.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes until they turn brown and the tops feel firm. Enjoy!


Before filling muffin cups, feel free to add in other “mix-ins” such as chopped nuts.
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