Whole Wheat Strawberry Banana Muffins

I know I know didn’t I just make whole wheat Strawberry muffins last night. Yes, yes I did; however, the significant other didn’t want chocolate chips in his. I figured I would make these using different ingredients and banana as well, since my freezer is starting to overflow with ripe bananas. These came out very moist but the ingredients used most wont have in their pantry and its a much smaller batch than my last ones. Anyways hope you enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2t baking powder
  • 1t cinnamon
  • 1/4t salt
  • 1T butter (I used coconut oil)
  • 1 egg
  • 2t vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (I used regular vanilla, greek is fine)
  • 2T honey
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1/2 cup Strawberries

Instructions:

  • Mix flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt
  • In a separate bowl, mix butter (or coconut oil), egg, vanilla extract, yogurt and honey
  • Add banana to wet ingredients and mash
  • Add all wet ingredients to dry mix (do not over mix)
  • Fold in strawberries

Bake at 325 degrees for 15-20 minutes

Child Assistance for left over yogurt

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Mix wet and dry ingredients, batter will be dense

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Continue to let children eat the left over yogurt so they are quite (kidding)

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Fold in Strawberries

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Disperse batter between the 12 muffin tins

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Enjoy!

Whole Wheat Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

These are my ultimate go to muffins that make for a great quick breakfast on the go, or even a late night treat. I originally got these muffins from Skinny Taste, which you can find here http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/04/whole-wheat-blueberry-muffins.html She used blueberries for her muffins, which I have also done but strawberries and chocolate chips is what I was craving!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup raw sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup cut Strawberries
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Mix Whole Wheat flour, sugar, baking soda and salt
  2. Mix melted butter, Applesauce, Beaten egg and vanilla in small bowl
  3. Add to Dry ingredients and mix well
  4. Fold in Strawberries and Chocolate chips

Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. This works for both regular muffin pan or large muffins

Mix Dry Ingredients

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Add Wet Ingredients to dry mix

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Fold in Strawberries and Chocolate chips

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I made 6 large and 6 Small with this batter

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Whole Wheat Pancakes

These whole wheat waffles are the best I have ever tried. Normally they come out chewy and I could never perfect it. I got this recipe off one of my favorite recipe websites www.100daysofrealfood.com all her recipes are made with whole foods and you will see my reviews on her recipes often. Check her website out.  I freeze the remaining and heat them up before work or days I do not feel like making breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ¾ cups milk (I used 2%)
  • ¼ cup oil (she used melted butter I used melted coconut oil)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

Instructions:

  1. Pre heat waffle iron
  2. Mix Eggs, Milk, Oil  honey (The honey will be chunky thats ok), cinnamon and baking soda
  3. Add in whole wheat flour, baking powder and salt
  4. Mix until smooth
  5. Pour desired amount into center of waffle iron
  6. Cook for 3-5 minutes depending on size
  7. Enjoy

Step 2

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Step 3

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Step 4

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Enjoy

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