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Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins

If you’re looking for a muffin recipe that is quick and easy to make and tastes delicious, then you’ve come to the right place. These chocolate chip muffins are a healthier alternative to the traditional muffin recipes, because it is naturally sweetened with bananas and maple syrup and uses no refined sugars. Its also grain-free and therefore ideal for anyone avoiding gluten or grains.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Dessert


  • 1.1/3 Cup Buckwheat Flour Can sub with wheat flour or GF Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Tapioca Starch
  • 1 TSP Baking Powder
  • 1/2 TSP Baking Soda
  • 1/4 TSP Salt
  • 1 TSP Cinnamon
  • 4-5 Mashed Ripe Bananas
  • 1/4 Cup Olive / Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup Can sub with honey / brown rice malt syrup or agave
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 Cup Chocolate Chips Can sub with blueberries/ raspberries / raisins etc


  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, tapioca, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. 
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas and then add the oil, maple syrup and vanilla extract. 
  • Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  • Fill muffin cases two-thirds full and bake for 18-20 mins, until risen and a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean. 
  • Leave the muffins in the tin to cool for a few mins and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Keyword baby led weaning, dairy free, egg free, gluten free, healthy, muffins, refined sugar free, vegan