Flourless Almond Butter and Banana Muffins

By Dina Assaad, HCTP January 2017

These mouth-watering almond butter muffins are both delicious and nutritious! They require few ingredients and minimal effort. Enjoy them as a healthy snack on the go, as an after-dinner treat, or even for breakfast!


  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup gluten-free oats
  • 2 tablespoons ground flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix banana, egg, honey, oats, flax meal, vanilla, and baking soda in a blender.
  3. Optional: Mix in chocolate chips by hand.
  4. Pour batter into muffin tins.
  5. Bake for 8–10 minutes.
  6. Devour and enjoy.

Dina Assaad is a Dubai-based health and lifestyle coach passionate about helping others create a personal plan of action based on their goals. She’s the founder of Lives & Forks Health Coaching, where she uses a holistic approach to wellness coaching that involves listening and learning her clients’ stories and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex, chronic disease. Learn more from Dina on her website and Instagram.

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