Welcome, dear readers, to another delightful journey into the world of guilt-free indulgence and wholesome flavors!
Today, we're diving into the realm of WW Banana Blueberry Muffins – a heavenly creation that perfectly balances the sweetness of ripe bananas with the burst of freshness from plump, juicy blueberries.
In the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, finding the time to prepare a nutritious and delicious breakfast can be a challenge.
That's where these healthy muffins come to the rescue! This easy recipe is tailor-made for those hectic mornings, offering a quick and convenient solution for a scrumptious and nutritious start to your day.
Picture this: warm, bakery-style muffins fresh out of the oven, adorned with the vibrant hues of fresh blueberries.
These WW Banana Blueberry Muffins are not just a quick breakfast fix; they are a celebration of flavors and a perfect snack for those afternoon cravings.
With the added benefit of being a make-ahead breakfast option, you can ensure a stress-free morning routine, leaving you with more time to savor your cup of tea or coffee.
What makes these muffins stand out? It's not just their delightful taste but also the wholesome ingredients that make them a suitable choice for the whole family.
We understand the importance of catering to the diverse needs of each member, and these muffins check all the boxes – they are healthy, easy to make, and an absolute favorite for everyone, from the little ones to the adults.
Join me in exploring this easy recipe that transforms busy mornings into a moment of joy.
These WW Banana Blueberry Muffins are not just a quick breakfast solution; they are a symbol of embracing a healthier lifestyle without compromising on the pleasure of enjoying a bakery-style treat.
So, let's dive into the kitchen and whip up a batch of these perfect snacks that are bound to become a staple in your household. Your taste buds and your schedule will thank you!
Make sure try some of my other popular healthy Weight Watcher recipes. Low Calorie Wendy's Frosty, 3 Ingredient Cinnamon Muffins , Mini DASH Chaffles, Air Fryer Beignets and The WW Zero Point Apple Crisp Chips.
Why make this recipe?
You don't want to miss out on these healthy blueberry banana muffins!
Weight Watcher Friendly - This easy muffin recipe is only 3 smart points on my WW app for one blueberry banana muffin.
Since the new Weight Watchers plan is personalized you will have to input the ingredients used into your WW app to get your exact WW personal points.
Easy to Make - Preparing these healthy banana blueberry muffins requires only 6 simple ingredients and 10 minutes to prepare.
Kid Friendly - Making blueberry banana muffins with your kids can be a delightful and interactive experience.
These muffins also make a perfect afternoon snack. Place a variety of fresh fruit slices on the side for a colorful and satisfying treat.
Ingredients needed and substitutions:
Banana - Over-ripe bananas work best for this easy breakfast recipe.
Unsweetened applesauce - This works perfect as a sugar substitute.
Self rising flour - You could swap with all purpose flour or even whole wheat flour to make whole wheat banana blueberry muffins.
Fresh Blueberries - If you don't have fresh you can swap with frozen blueberries.
- These are my favorite muffin liners. They have various Theme Designs for all the Holidays: each of the cupcake papers holders are designed with theme related elements, Independence Day stars, Easter bunnies, Thanksgiving maple leaves, Valentine's Day hearts, Santa and so on, very suitable for decorating your cupcakes, which will make the party more interesting, and create a sweet atmosphere for your family and friends
How to make Banana Blueberry Muffins
1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a 12 cup muffin tin with paper liners.
2: Peel your banana and cut into pieces - blend in a small food processor - Add in your applesauce and pulse till smooth - Add in your eggs and canola oil pulse until combined.
3: In a large bowl combine flour and wet ingredients (banana mixture) - fold in blueberries.
4: Divide batter into prepared muffin cups.
5: Place your batch of muffins in your preheated oven - Bake 15 minutes. Once cooking is complete remove and cool on a wire rack. Ready to eat...Yummy!!
Watch the How to make WW Banana Blueberry Muffins video here...
- Optional Base Ingredients:
- Start with a wholesome base using Kodiak pancake mix, which adds a protein boost to your muffins.
- Oats for Texture:
- Enhance the texture with the addition of old-fashioned oats. They not only provide a hearty texture but also contribute to the muffins' fiber content.
- Overnight Oats Magic:
- Prepare some overnight oats by soaking them in a liquid of your choice. This will add moisture to the muffins without the need for extra sugar.
- Natural Sweeteners:
- Utilize the natural sweetness of ripe bananas as a primary sweetener. Their natural sugars enhance the taste without the need for added sugar.
- Nutty Flavor with Peanut Butter:
- Introduce a rich and nutty flavor by incorporating a moderate amount of peanut butter into the batter. It complements the banana and blueberry combination wonderfully.
- Muffin Tops for Crunch:
- To add a delightful crunch to your muffins, sprinkle a layer of old-fashioned oats on top before baking. This will create a visually appealing and textured muffin top.
- Protein Boost from Greek Yogurt:
- Greek yogurt not only adds moisture but also boosts the protein content of your muffins. Choose plain, non-fat Greek yogurt for a healthy option.
- Alternative Sweetener:
- If you feel the need for additional sweetness, use a small amount of brown sugar or a sugar substitute. However, the natural sweetness from bananas may be sufficient.
- Mini Muffins for Portion Control:
- Consider making mini muffins instead of regular-sized ones. This allows for built-in portion control and makes them convenient for snacking.
- Careful Measurement:
- When using pure maple syrup, measure it precisely. A little goes a long way, providing a natural sweetness without overwhelming the muffins.
- Balancing Flavors:
- Ensure a balanced flavor profile by adjusting the quantities of banana, blueberries, and other ingredients. Taste the batter before baking and make adjustments as needed.
- Airtight Container Storage:
- Once your muffins are cooled, store them in an airtight container. This helps retain moisture and keeps the muffins fresh for a more extended period.
- Creative Additions:
- Experiment with additional ingredients like chia seeds, flaxseed, or chopped nuts for added nutrition and texture.
- Flavorful Spices:
- Enhance the flavor with a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg. These spices add warmth without the need for extra sugar.
- Presentation Matters:
- For an extra touch, drizzle a bit of pure maple syrup on top of the muffins before serving. This not only adds a hint of sweetness but also makes them visually appealing.
Are you a Weight Watcher?
If you follow my Blog you probably already know I am a lifetime member of Weight Watchers and I like to point all of my Recipes with the WW Points System.
This healthy WW banana blueberry muffin recipe is only 3 Points on my app for one moist and delicious muffin. Weight Watchers has a new individualized program right now to make it easier to enjoy the foods you love and still lose weight.
Just plug the ingredients into your WW app to confirm the points for your individual program.
Make sure you check out my Newbie WW Tips and Tricks Guide if you are just getting started.
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