Healthy Oatmeal Banana Muffins With Apple And Raisins

Last weekend I had a few bananas that needed to be baked into something. Since I had just made a batch of banana bread with matcha green tea powder, I decided to experiment with a new recipe based on baked oatmeal banana muffins. I ended up with these healthy oatmeal banana apple raisin muffins, and decided that they were worth sharing.

Oatmeal Banana Muffins
What makes these muffins healthy? They are made with whole ingredients, no sugar, and no fat other than what is in the eggs. Just as important, they are delicious! 


  • 3 overripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Overripe Bananas


Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare muffin tin with muffin papers and/or cooking spray.

Mix wet ingredients (bananas through vanilla) in a large mixing bowl until well-blended. Add spices (cinnamon through baking powder) and mix well. Blend in oats, then apple, then raisins. (Batter will be very wet.) Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling all the way.

Baked Oatmeal Muffins

Bake at 350F for about 30 minutes, until muffins are lightly golden and well set. Remove from muffin tin to baking rack to cool.

Baked Oatmeal Banana Muffin

I got 15 muffins out of this recipe (about 125 calories each).

 What is your favorite way to use overripe bananas?


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15 Responses to Healthy Oatmeal Banana Muffins With Apple And Raisins

  1. I don’t like bananas but I bet my boys would love those. I have made some great stuff with my matcha as well. My review is coming next week. I did some baking with it and even some cupcakes 🙂

  2. i’ve got to try this with GF flour! YUM!

  3. Those look really good! My kids might them too
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  4. MMMM i can practically smell those!
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  5. Kim says:

    Those look really good and I’m pretty sure that even with my lack of baking skills I could handle them!!
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  6. Tiff says:

    These sound like my kind of snack, yum!!
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  7. Delicious idea! That recipe actually sounds almost exactly like the apple raisin muffins that we make – so, so good!
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  8. Yum. Sounds like I recipe I will try. I’m not a kitchen woman, but homemade muffins are great.
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  9. Kierston says:

    I can smell them from here 😉 Thanks for linking up to this recipe over at #RECIPEFRIDAY!
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  10. Tiffany says:

    Any idea how many calories per muffin?

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