Banana Hemp Seed Muffins

A classic banana bread typically includes smattering of walnuts or pecans. In this edition of The Clean Plate Makeover, I  chose to add some hemp protein powder and decorate with a sprinkle of hemp seeds! You could also bake this batter into a loaf or bar pan and garnish the top any way you like! I love it when food looks pretty! The green and cream-colored hemp seeds make these muffins fun and friendly.

They are perfect after a good hard workout for some glycogen replenishment, a late weekend breakfast, or a healthy on-the-go snack!

Banana Hemp Seed Muffins

Banana Hemp Seed Muffins

5 eggs
1 c. cashew flour (or almond)
1 c. coconut sugar
1 c. mashed banana
3/4 c. tapioca starch
1/4 c. unsweetened hemp protein powder
1/4 c. grass-fed butter, ghee, or coconut shortening (I used Nutiva)
2 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. sea salt

banana slices and hemp seeds to garnish

  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. In a bowl, blend sugar and butter/shortening.
  3. Add remaining wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  5. Using an ice-cream scoop or 1/4 c. measuring cup, divide batter into a lined or greased muffin tin (may need two muffin tins. This recipe made 18 regular-sized muffins).
  6. Slice banana into thin rounds and garnish each muffin with one slice and a sprinkle of hemp seeds.
  7. Bake for 20-25 mins until center is fully cooked (use toothpick to check).

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