Very Berry Muffins

Makes 12 muffins (1 muffin per serving)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour
  • ¾ tsp. baking soda
  • ¾ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ cup skim or 1% milk
  • 1 ½ cup frozen mixed small berries, divided*

*Note: Chopping the mixed berries into blueberry-sized chunks helps the muffins cook evenly!

 

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray a tin of 12 muffin cups with non-stick spray.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine bananas, maple syrup, Greek yogurt, egg, vanilla, and butter. Mix well.
  5. In batches, alternate adding the flour mixture and milk to the banana mixture. Gently combine until just incorporated. Fold in 1 cup of the frozen berries.
  6. Pour batter into the muffin tin and top with remaining ½ cup of frozen berries. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool and enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving: 150 calories, 2.0 g fat, 4.3 g protein, 30.0 g carbohydrate (26.7 g available carbohydrate), 3.3 g fibre, 171 mg sodium

My Viva Servings: 2 grain, 0 protein, 0 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 fat, 0 dairy