Healthy Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Moist, fluffy, and full of flavor. Enjoy as many as you want because these banana oatmeal muffins are healthy and irresistible. Healthy Banana Oatmeal MuffinsIf there’s one thing out there that I enjoy more than anything else, its healthy muffins. I’ve been making this healthy banana oatmeal muffins for years and my daughters love them. They have no idea they are “healthy”, so serve them during snack time.

They are made with NO sugar and NO butter! What makes these muffins naturally sweet is the addition of honey and the natural sweetness of the ripe bananas. Plus, they are made with 100% whole wheat flour and can be easily made gluten-free.
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Healthy Banana Oatmeal Muffins

Simple, healthy and easy to make. These banana oatmeal muffins are moist and delicious and can also be made gluten-free.
4.34 from 42 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 muffins
Calories: 202kcal
Author: Layla


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour or all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats plus more for sprinkling on top
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed mashed ripe bananas about 2-3 large bananas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease muffin tin with butter or cooking spray or line with liners. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.

  • In another large bowl, beat the mashed bananas, eggs, honey, olive oil, milk, and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients and mix until fully combined. Do not over-mix. You can add chocolate chip cookies or nuts at this point, if desired.

  • Divide mixture evenly into 12 muffin cups. Sprinkle with rolled oats and cinnamon if desired.

    Bake muffins for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean.


Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 173mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1.1mg

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    Mary Ann

    The muffins turned out very dry. I did not over mix.


    Turned out wonderful, I added some currants which I happen to love. DEFINITELY will make again

    Muffin kitty

    These were amazing and smelled great as well. I did half the batch and added extra cinnamon but it was still an awesome recipe and I probably will use it again with different tweaks in the future.


    My favorite muffin recipe! Easy and super delicious.

    Mansi Shah

    tried it as instructed. It was perfect. My two year old loved it and so did all of us at home! Thank U!




    Can these be frozen?

    (sorry its only letting me comment in all caps!)


    I Cooked mine to a T and they ended up super dense 😔 not sure what i did wrong

      babs cain

      Mine were super dense too….. I wonder where we went wrong as others are saying moist and perfect!

        babs cain

        oops, I just commented on the wrong recipe, sorry.


      over mixing I think was the issue here 🙂


    Great recipe! THe Muffins ended up moist ANd delicious. I like that there is no refined sugar. ???What is the calorie COUnt for THese if made exactly like the recipe???


      So glad you enjoyed the recipe! I just added the macros. They can be found directly below the recipe.


    They are wonderful!!!