Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Chia Muffins

Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Chia Muffins

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This is my favorite gluten-free muffin recipe, very healthy and delicious! Can have as a snack or for a quick and easy breakfast.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 221
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 52m


  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 3/4 cups gluten-free all purpose baking flour
  • 3/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper liners.
  • 2   Mix water and chia seeds together in a small bowl; set aside until chia seed gel is thickened, about 10 minutes.
  • 3   Combine flour, coconut sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Whisk chia gel, yogurt, oil, egg, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl; stir into flour mixture just until batter is moistened. Fold bananas and walnuts into batter. Fill muffin cups 2/3-full with batter.
  • 4   Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 22 to 25 minutes. Cool muffins for 5 minutes in the tin before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 10.8g 17%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 257mg 10%
Potassium 120mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.2g 13%
Protein 4.4g 9%
Sugars 13g  
Vitamin A 75IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 57mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 19mg  
Folate 14mcg