Banana Nut Muffins

I whipped up a batch of these banana nut muffins today...they are so moist, delicious, and super easy to make. They are dairy-free and full of flavor. Just make sure to use very ripe bananas...

Instructions:

Dry ingredients:
-1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
-1 teaspoon cinnamon
-2 teaspoons baking powder
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1/3 cup brown sugar
-1/2 cup finely diced walnuts

Wet ingredients:
-2 mashed bananas
-1 cup almond milk
-1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions;

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2 Stir together dry ingredients.
3 Stir together wet ingredients in separate bowl.
4 Slowly pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients, stirring as you go.
5 Once dry and wet ingredients are mixed together add in the walnuts and gently stir.
6 Spoon into non-stick muffin pan.

Makes 12 muffins. Bake for 20 minutes.

Banana Oatmeal Walnut Muffins

Ingredients:

Directions:

1 Stir all dry ingredients including flour, oatmeal, baking powder, flaxseed, sea salt, and brown sugar in large bowl.

2 Stir liquid ingredients including almond milk, applesauce, vanilla, and maple syrup in medium sized bowl. Mash up the 2 bananas and add to liquids.

3 Pour liquids into bowl of dry ingredients and stir well to combine. Add in the chopped walnuts and stir.

4 In an oven preheated to 350° degrees pour muffin batter into an ungreased 12 muffin pan. Bake for 22 minutes.

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Ingredients:                                                      

Directions:

1 Combine all the dry ingredients (oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, flaxseed, and baking powder) in a large bowl.

2 In a medium sized bowl combine all liquids (almond or soy milk, applesauce, and vanilla). 

3 Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and stir to combine. Gently stir in blueberries.

4 Place in a 9x13 ungreased pan. Bake at 350° degrees for 35 minutes.

We like to eat this for breakfast in a large bowl drizzled with almond milk and maple syrup!

Cranberry Nut Cookies

I absolutely love the combination of cranberries, walnuts, and orange. If you love this combination as well you will love these Cranberry-Nut cookies. They have a hint of orange that is refreshing and delicious. These cookies are dairy, fat, and guilt free. They are perfect for the up-coming holidays...or can even be used as a quick breakfast!

Ingredients:

• 1 ½ cup wheat or white flour
• 1 ½ cup oatmeal
• 1 ½ tsp baking powder
• ½ cup packed brown sugar
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• ⅛ tsp nutmeg
• ½ tsp sea salt
• 1 tbsp orange zest
• 2 tbsp orange juice
• 2 tsp vanilla extract
• ½ cup applesauce
• ½ cup almond milk
• 1 tbsp maple syrup
• ½ cup chopped walnuts
• ¾ cup dried cranberries

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Cranberry Nut Oatmeal Bake

Ingredients:

Directions:

1 Preheat oven to 350° degrees.

2 Combine all dry ingredients in medium sized bowl. 

3 Combine all wet ingredients in large bowl.

4 Pour dry ingredients into wet and stir until combined. 

5 Pour into 9x12 pan and cook for 40 minutes.