Gluten Free and Vegan Banana Muffins

Gluten Free and Vegan Banana Muffins

These are awesome! Thank you Minimalist BakerBanana-Almond-Meal-Muffins-Minimalist-Baker

10 mins
25 mins
35 mins
Light breakfast or snack muffins made with banana, almond meal, oat flour and agave or honey. Gluten free, slightly nutty and sweet, and so deliciously healthy.
Author: Minimalist Baker
Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free
Serves: 8
  • 2 flax eggs (2 Tbsp flaxseed meal + 5 Tbsp water) or sub 2 small eggs
  • 2 medium ripe bananas
  • 3 Tbsp agave nectar, maple syrup or honey if not vegan
  • 3 Tbsp unsweetened vanilla or plain almond milk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup almond meal (ground from raw almonds)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp oat flour (ground from GF oats)
  • Optional toppings: chopped nuts, rolled oats, crumb topping
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a muffin tin with 8 paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, prepare flax egg by mixing flaxseed + water and letting rest for a few minutes.
  3. Next add bananas and mash. Add agave, baking powder, vanilla, almond milk and stir.
  4. Add almond meal and oat flour and stir once more. Taste to see if it needs more sweetener. I added a touch more because I prefer sweeter muffins.
  5. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a tooth pick or knife inserted into the center comes out clean and they become somewhat firm to the touch with a little give.
  6. Remove and let rest in pan for 5 minutes. Then cool all the way on a cooling rack.
  7. Store in an airtight container or covered with plastic wrap for several days. Freeze for longer storage.

Kelly’s Bake Shoppe

Poppa-Russ-Cupcake_Kellys-Bake-Shoppe_Kelly-Childs_Russ-Childs_Erinn-Weatherbie_Ken-childs_Kindfood-e1365791467578 If you are ever passing through Burlington make sure you stop into Kelly’s Bake Shoppe. An incredible place to get all of the best gluten free goodies and sweets. Ashley and I have stopped by a couple of times for their excellent cupcakes. It’s placed in the heart of downtown Burlington and you’ll soon see why so many people love our city. They owners, Erinn and Kelly, also own a small restaurant right around the corner called KindFood. It’s a vegan and gluten free dream!p1000359

Here are some of the reviews that you can find on the Kelly’s website:

“Oh my freaking goodness I was not disappointed! You’re an hour away so I don’t get out there much but it’s always worth the trek. I hope the black magic cupcakes make it into the regular rotation. You guys rock =)— Kim Murphy

“I bought some cookies yesterday for a treat and just wanted to let you know that they were better than the ones my mom used to make….but please don’t tell her 🙂 love your place so much!— Melanie Gower

🙂 May the GF be with you