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Banana Oat Breakfast Muffins


I found an easy recipe for healthy muffins that are perfect for breakfast. They’re packed with protein from greek yogurt and eggs and loaded with oaty fiber. Plus, they have no flour, oil or butter. I love that you put all the ingredients straight into the blender – no messy bowls to wash. Here’s my modified recipe, inspired by this oatmeal banana breakfast muffin recipe.

Banana Oat Breakfast Muffins


  • 2 1/2 cups of rolled oats
  • 1 cup plain fat free Fage greek yogurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/4 – 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray or line with paper liners.
  2. Put all ingredients except oats and chocolate chips into the blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Add oats one cup at a time, blending in between.
  4. Stir in chocolate chips.
  5. Pour batter into muffin tins and bake 15-20 minutes.
  6. Eat hot!
  7. Refrigerate extras and warm up in microwave or toaster for easy weekday breakfasts.


Posted Saturday, February 9, 2013 in Food & Drink


  1. Sarita on February 10th, 2013 at 12:54 pm:

    Do you have. Bento box that you can recommend? Thank you.

  2. Elaina on February 10th, 2013 at 2:11 pm:

    My favorite bento boxes are from MUJI. I got them in Japan, but you can order them online here:

  3. Kimmie on February 12th, 2013 at 12:21 am:

    SUPER YUM! Gonna give these a try for sure. Thanks sis! <3

  4. Allison on February 13th, 2013 at 11:36 pm:

    Hi Elaina! I made these in heart-shaped tins for Valentine’s Day and they turned out great. Hopefully, we can have a struggle-free (and festive) breakfast tomorrow morning, thanks to you!

  5. Elaina on February 14th, 2013 at 11:54 am:

    Thank you so much for letting me know, Allison. You have no idea how happy that makes me. Did the kids like them?

    You too Kimmie — let me know how they turn out. Do you have good chocolate chips in Tokyo?

    I have another friend who made them a few days ago and gave them a thumbs up. My small contribution to spreading joy in the world — banana oat muffins :)

  6. Kristin on June 6th, 2013 at 9:56 pm:

    I’m going to have to try these — yum!

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