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If you belong to a family of people packed with sweet teeth, who ask for sweets in all their meals, including breakfast and you are worried about their good health, you are at the right page. This recipe is packed with healthy ingredients and nutrients that will be highly beneficial for the good health of your family, instead of leaving you worried and stressed about their eating habit. So read on while you preheat your oven and bake these awesome muffins to impress your family/
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup plain or Greek yogurt or sour cream
1/4 cup ghee
3 Tablespoons milk or buttermilk
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup flour
1 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 200-degrees Centigrade. Grease a muffin tin with ghee and set aside.
Mash the bananas in a large bowl. Add the egg, yogurt/sour cream, oil, milk, and vanilla extract.
In another mixing bowl, add the flour, oats and sugar and then add the baking soda and salt.
Blend everything together, just until smooth.
Pour the batter into the muffin cups (you can fill them all the way up to the rim) and bake for 20 minutes or until the top layer is turned deep golden brown in color and they spring back when you gently press the top layer.
Let cool slightly and serve. Tastes best when a little warm and served with your favorite jam.
Health Benefits/Nutritional Value
Banana: Very rich source of potassium. Make great pre-workout food as it is packed with energy and helps to sustain the blood sugar level during the workout, also prevents muscles cramps or sore muscles a during workout.
Curd/yogurt: Curd or yogurt is probiotic in nature, which means that it contains good bacteria that aids digestion and boosts our metabolism.
Oats: Rich in fiber and protein, thus helpful to reduce weight. Oats also contain minerals like magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.
Ghee: Also useful for lactose intolerants because when ghee is made out of butter, it loses all the impurities and milk solids. Regular consumption of ghee keep the joints smooth and friction free. Being rich in butyric acid, it helps to aid digestion and boosts weight loss. Carries medicinal properties thus enhance the flavor and nutrients of herbs and spices, when used together. It also reduces blood cholesterol.
Milk: Milk is a low cal food, which is a source of lactose. It is a good source of calcium, Vitamin A, and proteins. It also contains potassium.
Vanilla Extract: Vanilla extract contains a huge number of antioxidants, these antioxidants protect your body from the harmful damage of free radicles and toxins. It is also anti-inflammatory in nature and might also help to lower cholesterol.
Brown Sugar: Brown sugar is less purified than regular white sugar thus it contains more essential nutrients compared to white sugar. Brown sugar is a good source of dietary potassium, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin B.
Salt: Salt not only enhances the taste of your food it has much nutritional value. It restores the electrolytes in our body, it aids digestion and solves many other gastric problems. Iodized salt, which means salt, fortified with iodine is very beneficial for good health, it is advised that we should only consume iodized salt to avoid suffering from diseases like goiter.
Wheat Flour: Wheat is one of the most popular cereal in the world. It is a good source of protein, folate, choline, calcium, magnesium, phosphorous and potassium. It improves metabolism, protects against childhood asthma, reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes, reduces bile acid secretion. It is used in many forms like wheat flakes, wheat flour, etc.
Notes You can also top these muffins with chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, or mixed nuts, if your family is fond of these toppings.
Additionally, you can also drizzle some maple syrup, chocolate sauce, or honey while serving these muffins.
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