Banana-Flax Muffins

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

If you dread dry,  bland diet breakfast food (fiber cereal, anyone?), these moist muffins will make mornings happy again. With just 136 calories and  a single gram of fat, they’re a light, sweet start to the day or a deliciously guilt-free mid-morning snack. Bananas boost energy, while fiber-rich flaxseed fills you up,  keeping those weight-loss efforts on track!

Banana-Flax Muffins

Makes 10

Total calories: 136
Protein: 6 grams (24 cal)
Carbs: 25.5 grams (102 cal)
Fat: 1.2 grams (10.8 cal)


¾ cup whole wheat flour
¾ cup rolled oats
1 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
1 tsp. baking powder
1 scoop whey protein powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
¼ tsp. nutmeg
1/3 cup raw sugar
1 cup mashed banana
2 egg whites
¼ cup skim milk
½ cup unsweetened applesauce


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line muffin tin with baking cups.

2. In large bowl, combine dry ingredients and mix well. In separate small bowl, beat egg whites, banana, milk and applesauce.

3. Pour wet ingredients into dry and stir until moistened. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.

4. Bake for 15 minutes or until tops spring back when touched.