Nana Bran Muffins

This recipe is based on my Old Man Bran muffins. I wanted to make them sweeter and give them a punch of flavor, so I added in banana and subbed in coconut milk. If you are looking for good breakfast muffin that you can have on a daily basis, this is definitely a good option. Lots of fiber and flavor… my foodie faves 😉  wahahaha

Recipe: Makes 6 muffins

Separate the wet ingredients and the dry ingredients into separate bowls. Combine and mix with as few spatula swipes as possible. Divide into 6 muffin tins that have been sprayed with oil. Bake at 400 for about 20-30 minutes, until they pass the toothpick test.

Dry ingredients:

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

3/4 cup wheat bran

pinch salt

almost 1 tsp baking soda

almost 1 tsp baking powder

3 tbsp sugar

Wet ingredients:

almost 1 cup coconut milk

1 small super ripe banana

1 tsp vanilla

1 egg

Benefits:

Bananas * High in potassium which helps the body eliminate excess salt and water (good for bloating)! Also help prevent muscular cramps and improve blood circulation. Bananas are high in zinc, which is key for healthy hair. They have also been linked to the prevention of stomach ulcers because they protect the stomach mucous layer. They are high in vitamins C and A, and phosphorus (which helps improve memory).

Wheat bran * contains TONS of iron, B vitamins, magnesium, phosphorous and antioxidants! 1 cup has 25 grams of fiber and 9 grams of protein!

Whole wheat flour * when you choose white flour over whole wheat flour, you are losing over half of the B vitamins, fiber, folic acid, calcium, zinc, phosphorous, copper, and iron. Whole grains reduce your risk for diabetes and have also been linked to weight loss and maintaining a lower BMI.

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11 thoughts on “Nana Bran Muffins

    1. You definitely could! And I need to include that I didnt use normal canned coconut milk. I used one that came in a box and is of normal milk consistency. I need to go look up the name..

  1. this looks so good! banana muffins are awesome. and i love the idea of using coconut milk. i have a costco sized box of coconut milk cans to use up =)

  2. Don’t worry, it wasn’t your recipe!!! 🙂

    I took my grandma’s recipe and tried to make it gluten free/vegan. It did NOT work out very well. haha!

    Maybe I will try yours next! I still have a ton of zucchini left.

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