ooops, I did it again: Under 150 calorie peanut butter banana muffins

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

1 1/2  cups          mashed ripe banana
   1/3  cup           plain fat-free Greek yogurt
6        Tbs           crunchy peanut butter
3        Tbs           light olive oil
2                      large eggs
   1/2  cup           granulated sugar
   1/2  cup           packed brown sugar
6 3/4   oz            white whole wheat flour (about 1 1/2 cups)
   1/4  cup           ground flaxseed
   3/4  tsp           baking soda
   1/2  tsp           salt

1       tsp           ground cinnamon
  1/8  tsp           ground allspice

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. To prepare bread, combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; beat with
a mixer at medium speed. Add granulated and brown sugars; beat until

3. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
Combine flour and next 5 ingredients (through allspice) in a small bowl. Add
flour mixture to banana mixture; beat just until blended.

4. Lightly grease muffin tins.  Use large cookie scoop to fill tins, 1 scoop per tin.

5. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center
comes out clean.

6. Remove from oven; cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack. Remove muffins
from pans; cool.

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
 Calories: 145
 Calories From Fat: 49
 Total Fat: 5.7g
 Cholesterol: 20.1mg
 Sodium: 133.6mg
 Potassium: 155.4mg
 Carbohydrates: 21.6g
 Fiber: 2.4g
 Sugar: 12.4g
 Protein: 3.8g

Comments: Peanut butter is whipped into the basic recipe for a moist banana
muffin with a hint of nutty flavor.

Original Recipe Author: Maureen Callahan

Adapted from: Maureen Callahan, Cooking Light OCTOBER 2010


One response to this post.

  1. I left the white sugar out and did not increase the brown sugar. They were plenty sweet.


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