Quinoa Banana Muffins

Quinoa Banana Muffins

1 cup uncooked quinoa
2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg
1/3 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla
3 overripe bananas, mashed

Rinse quinoa and add to pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, mix the oil, vanilla, and mashed bananas. Add the quinoa to the dry bowl and mix well. Add in the wet ingredients and stir until well incorporated. Scoop batter into muffin pans and bake for 25 minutes.

Yields 18 muffins.

Nutrition information (per serving)
146 Calories, 5g fat, 3g protein, 3g fiber, 6g sugar

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