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Banana Muffin with Flax Meal

Banana Muffin with Flax Meal


  • 1/4 cup ground flax meal
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons liquid egg whites or 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon light whipped butter or light trans fat-free spread
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 banana chopped small
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla Greek yogurt, divided


  1. In a large microwave safe mug stir flax, baking powder, cinnamon and sweetener.
  2. Add egg whites, oil or butter, vanilla, banana and one tablespoon of the Greek yogurt.
  3. Combine well and cook in microwave for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Let stand for a few minutes.
  4. Remove muffin from mug and place on a plate. Top with one tablespoon of yogurt and garnish with three banana slices.


  • Recipe and photo provided by Lauren Harris-Pincus, R.D.N., founder of Nutrition Starring YOU.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 230 kcal cal., 11 g fat (2 g sat. fat), 558 mg sodium, 11 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 14 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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