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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170.9
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.9 mg
  • Sodium: 36.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Banana - Walnut and Ricotta Muffins calories by ingredient
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Banana - Walnut and Ricotta Muffins

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

Moist, rich and not too sweet, these are packed with walnuts, chocolate chips and granola for interest. They're a nice mid morning snack for work (or school). Moist, rich and not too sweet, these are packed with walnuts, chocolate chips and granola for interest. They're a nice mid morning snack for work (or school).
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    2 bananas, mashed
    2/3 cup low-fat ricotta
    1 1/2 tbsp non-fat plain (Greek-style) yogurt
    3 eggs
    1 tsp vanilla
    pinch sea salt
    1 (1 gram) packet Caramel stevia
    1/2 tbsp ground ginger
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/4 tsp nutmeg
    1/2 cup dark brown sugar
    2 cups whole wheat flour
    1 1/2 tsp baking soda
    2/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
    1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
    1/2 cup Crunchy Maple SunriseŽ cereal (or your favourite crunchy cereal)

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400F. Line muffin cups with paper liners or grease well.
In a bowl, beat together bananas, ricotta, yogurt, eggs, vanilla, salt, stevia, spices and brown sugar.
Add flour and baking soda, mixing until combined, then fold in the nuts, chocolate chips and cereal.
Bake on the lowest rack of the oven for 20 minutes, until tests done.
Turn out onto a wire rack immediately and cool completely.

Serving Size: Makes 16 muffins

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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