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Choco-banana muffins

Here is a breakfast recipe from my book “10-4: Perdre 10 livres en 4 semaines.”, some delicious choco-banana muffins. For your information, my book is still available in all our centres. Bon appétit!

Serves : 12 muffins

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 20 minutes


  • ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) 1% milk
  • 2 small ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 ½ cups (375 ml) whole wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) ground flax seed
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking powder
  • ½ (2 ml) tsp salt
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) walnuts, chopped
  • 2 squares (1 oz or 30 g) 70% dark chocolate, crumbled


  1. In a large bowl, mix the oil, egg, milk, and bananas. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, mix the flour, ground flax seed, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the dry ingredients to the contents of the large bowl, stirring just enough to moisten (avoid mixing too much) and drop the mixture into a muffin pan lined with paper cups.
  4. Sprinkle with nuts and chocolate and bake in a 375oF oven for about 20 minutes (do not overcook).

Did you like this choco-banana breakfast muffin recipe? Try this breakfast muffin recipe, but with a salty taste; Ham and Sweet Red Pepper Breakfast Muffin.

Serve with (1 portion)
1 cup (250 ml) chocolate soy milk
2 kiwis

Nutritional values per portion : 190 calories, 28 g carbohydrates, 3 g proteins, 7 g fat

Karine Larose, M.Sc.

Karine Larose is a kinesiologist, Director of Marketing and Communications and Spokesperson for Nautilus Plus who specializes in fitness motivation. She authored The Guide to Healthier Living, penned the book 10-4 The Healthy Way to Lose 10 Pounds in 4 Weeks and released her third work called Zero Diet: Delicious and Healthy Recipes for Success, all by Les Éditions du TRÉCARRÉ. Karine has launched a series of exercise DVDs entitled 30 minutes par jour pour Vivre Plus and is featured on the ULTIME FIT online platform. Many TV shows and radio stations regularly request Karine’s point of view on physical exercise issues and points of interest.

Choco-banana muffins is a post from I'm taking charge. I'm taking charge is a blog that aims to help people in their journey to fitness through articles on training, nutrition, motivation, exercise and healthy recipes.
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