You might think that all gluten-free muffins are dry and a bit tasteless, but you are wrong- the recipe we share today will help you make the best, delicious, healthy, and moist muffins you have ever tried!
Additionally, the raspberries in the recipe work well with the sweetness of the bananas and the maple syrup and add even more nutrients to the muffins.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that a serving of coconut provides the following reference daily intake (RDI) of the following nutrients:
- Manganese: 20% of the RDI
- Copper: 15.4% of the RDI
- Selenium: 4% of the RDI
- Iron: 3.9% of the RD
- Phosphorus: 3% of the RDI
- Potassium: 2.7% of the RDI
- Zinc: 2% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 2% of the RDI
Coconut is not very high in vitamins, except for B vitamins like folate and thiamine.
All of the ingredients in these muffins are actually rich in numerous vitamins and minerals, which strengthen overall health in various ways. Since the muffins are gluten-free and have no added sugar, they are perfect if you are trying to lose excess weight, but still, want to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Bananas are rich in potassium and fiber, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, niacin, riboflavin, and B6, while raspberries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, vitamin E, iron, and potassium, manganese, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, and copper.
>Gluten-Free Coconut Banana Muffins
- 2 large ripe bananas
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- 1/3 cup Almond Butter
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Pre-heat the oven to 180C, and in a bowl, mash the bananas and add the almond butter. Then, add the rest of the ingredients, mix, and fold in the berries.
Line each hole of the muffin tray with baking paper, spoon the mixture in the holes and cook for 35 minutes, until the muffins turn golden.
Then, take them out of the oven, let them cool a bit, and serve with coconut or natural yogurt.
Enjoy your Coconut Banana Muffins!