Banana Walnut Protein Muffins

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Banana Walnut Protein Muffins

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 226.8
  • Total Fat: 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.5 mg
  • Sodium: 120.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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Submitted by: COLORADORNR

Introduction

These moist banana muffins are studded with crunchy walnuts—and serve up almost 8 grams of protein each! These moist banana muffins are studded with crunchy walnuts—and serve up almost 8 grams of protein each!
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    1 cup white flour
    1/2 cup wheat flour
    1/3 cup vanilla protein powder
    2/3 cup Splenda
    1 cup milk
    1/4 cup olive oil
    1/2 cup walnuts
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 beaten egg
    2 bananas, mashed

Directions

Peel bananas, mash with fork.

Mix ingredients and pour into muffin tin. Do not use paper muffin cups.

Bake at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.

Makes 12 muffins.

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  • Good
    15 of 16 people found this review helpful
    Well, I just made them---- They smell wonderful---taste a bit bland---They are OK---Will I make them again--- No--probably not-- - 9/20/10

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    These were great! I did substitute real sugar (1/3 C) since I don't do artificial sweetners or splenda. I will make these again. Tasted like banana nut bread. - 6/15/08

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I used choc protein powder because I didn't have any vanilla. They turned out very good. I would even suggest adding cinnamon and nutmeg. Great for a snack! - 6/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    These were so good! Next time I will try the banana cream protein to up the banana taste!!! My hubby loved these. - 6/13/08

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  • Very Good
    11 of 14 people found this review helpful
    My husband is diabetic so I will definitly make this.I will use unsweetened applesauce instead of oil. - 6/8/08

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I wliked these very much. It is possible to buy individual envelopes of protein powder to make it cost effective for those who don't want to buy a large amount of it. - 6/8/08

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Moist muffins with great taste! I store them in the fridge and eat one for an on-the-run breakfast every morning! - 9/4/10

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  • Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    If you can't eat wheat/gluten, use: 7/8 cup brown rice flour, 1/4 cup potato starch, 3/8 cup tapioca flour, 1 Tbsp. flax-seed meal, and 1 tsp. xanthun gum (a binder) to replace the 1 and 1/2 cups wheat flour in this mix. Use rice or soy based protein powder as well. - 6/8/08

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This recipe base hits the spot for me, healthier but not fatfree and dry. I added 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg and 1/2 banana more as well as some chopped figs for flavour and used "half spoon" sweetener to taste rather than pure splenda. Next time i'll use more banana and even less sugar. - 4/7/13

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe, and I agree about the breakfast item! But I substitute Spelt flour, instead of white or wheat...NO lutens in it...and I sub Agave Nectur (a wonderful NATURAL sweetener) for the sugar, so it's great, healthy, and YUMMY! - 7/10/08

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  • Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good. A little sweet. I might reduce the Splenda next time I make them. - 7/17/08

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  • Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I like these very much. I used 1/3 cup sugar instead of Splenda which made a tasty, less sweet version. - 10/17/07

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Love that this is higher protein. I added 2 tablespoons of milled flax seed. Next time I will also add cinnamon! - 1/9/13

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I used banana protein instead of vanilla. These are super awesome to grab and go! - 11/6/11

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Just made these but changed the recipe a bit; lessened the milk and oil and substitued applesauce instead; also added some cinnamon and nutmeg. A little bland, needed a pinch of salt, otherwise good - 9/20/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yum! The muffins are nice and moist, and easy to get out of the pan. I had orange-flavored protein powder so that's what I used -- not an obvious orange taste in the muffins, but they're good. I also didn't have wheat flour on hand; used 1.25 cups white and .25 cup wheat bran. It worked out well. - 3/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Loved them! - 7/16/08

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  • 3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Will definitely try these! For those who want to try honey instead of Splenda check out this link http://www.realfoodliving.com/sugars.htm - 7/10/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I added in some dark chocolate chips and used pecans instead of walnuts. My kids were eating them up as fast as I could get them out the oven! - 6/10/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 6 people found this review helpful
    yummy - 6/8/08

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  • 3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Why rate it if you can;t/won;t eat it. Protein powder can go in many things. And this recipe looks like a yummy one. - 6/8/08

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  • 2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    would like to try this one but where do you buy protein powder? - 7/10/08

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    tasty - 6/8/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Not healthy at all. White flower and Splenda are killers - 6/19/13

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  • I used the following substitutes successfully: King Arthur's Irish whole meal instead of whole wheat flour, soy milk, orange flavor olive oil, banana-flavored Spirutein protein powder, pecans, poppy seeds. Plus cinnamon and fresh nutmeg. 1 Tablespoon of molasses (really good pairing with banana.)
    - 1/9/16

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