Ingredient List
For the muffins:
  • 1-1/2 cups quick oats, uncooked
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups ripe bananas, mashed (approximately 3 bananas)
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsweetened applesauce (individual servings of applesauce contain ½ cup)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (Make your own by adding 2 teaspoons vinegar to measuring cup. Add fat-free milk until liquid reaches 1/2 cup marker in measuring cup)
For the muffins
  • Preheat the oven to 325°F. Line a muffin pan(s) with 18 paper liners.

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oats, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

  • In another large mixing bowl, mix mashed bananas, applesauce, brown sugar, oil, eggs and vanilla until combined.

  • Add dry ingredients alternatively with buttermilk until dry ingredients are moist.

  • Divide the batter among the muffin cups, filling them most of the way.

  • Bake until the muffins are lightly browned and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 22-25 minutes.  Let the muffins cool 5 minutes in the pan, then remove to a rack.

Nutrition Information
  • Per Serving (1 muffin): 123 calories, 36 calories from fat, 4g fat, 1 saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 21mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 21g total carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 10g sugars, 3g protein, 12mcg folate, 2g vitamin C, 30mg calcium, 1mg iron.

  • Image: Banana Oatmeal Muffins.

    Also try these Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins.

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