• Carly Monson

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

I know what you are thinking... I have to go buy some weird kind of flour don't I?


I came across a recipe that sounded way too good to be true, so naturally I had to try it out to see if it actually tasted as good as it sounded, right? Well my friends, with a few tweaks to the recipe, I've struck gluten-free, dairy-free, sans weird ingredient, banana muffin gold  and I'm here to share it with you. 

World's Greatest Guilt-Free Muffins

(Well, too much of anything can make you feel guilty.)

Makes 6 muffins


  • 1 banana 

  • 1 egg

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (smooth or crunchy - can substitute almond/sunflower)

  • 3 tbsp of natural sweetener (honey, maple syrup, agave)

  • 1 tbsp of vanilla extract

  • 1/4 tsp of baking soda

  • pinch of salt

  • 1/2 cup of chocolate chips (in order to keep the recipe dairy-free, you need to use dairy-free chocolate chips... I like these Enjoy Life ones.) OR cacao nibs 


This is the best part... throw everything except the chocolate chips into a blender! Add the chocolate chips afterwards and pour into muffin tins (line with cups or lightly grease).

Bake at 400 F

  • mini muffins: 8-9 minutes

  • regular size: 14-16 minutes

Or until golden brown and you can cleanly poke with a toothpick.

*This recipe is not vegan due to the use of an egg. I haven't tried it, but I heard you can substitute 1/3 cup applesauce for an egg.*

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