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Green Smoothie Muffins

Photo: Ryan Moriarty 

Yield

12 muffins

A whole package of spinach gives these banana muffins their green hue.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 5 oz. bag of fresh spinach
  • 1 small banana
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

  2. In a large bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients (white wheat flour through salt).

  3. In a blender combine the non-dairy milk, spinach, banana, and vanilla extract. Blend until entirely smooth.

  4. Place the coconut oil in a small bowl or mug and microwave on high until entirely melted.

  5. Pour the green smoothie mixture and melted coconut oil into the dry ingredient mix and fold together until a batter forms.

  6. Fill each cup of a well-greased muffin tin 3/4 full and bake for for 20-25 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.