Banana Orange Muffins


 ½ cup orange juice, unsweetened
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 large eggs
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)
¼ cup honey
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups quick cooking oats
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)


One serving provides approximately: 190 calories, 5 g protein, 33 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 4.5 g fat (.5 g saturated), 30 mg cholesterol, 17.5 mcg folate (DFE), 1 mg iron, 200 mg sodium. (Note: optional ingredient is not included in the nutritional analysis.)

Orange Banana Muffins


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Stir well. In a medium bowl, combine brown sugar, oats, flour, baking powder, salt and nuts (optional). Combine with liquid ingredients and mix slightly until dry ingredients are moistened.
  3. Spray muffin cups with non-stick spray and fill 3/4 full. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Servings:  12 muffins