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Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins – Paleo

Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins Recipe – Paleo


If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy treat that fits into your Weight Watchers plan and also adheres to a paleo diet, these Banana Carrot Muffins are just what you need.

These muffins are naturally sweetened with ripe bananas and fresh carrots, making them a nutritious option that you can enjoy any time of day.

Whether you need a quick breakfast on the go, a mid-day snack, or a wholesome dessert, these muffins are versatile, easy to make, and perfect for meal prep.

They’re gluten-free and dairy-free, so they’re suitable for various dietary needs. Let’s dive into this tasty and guilt-free recipe that’s sure to become a favorite in your household!

Why You’ll Love These Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins (Paleo)

These Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins (Paleo) are a delightful and healthy treat that fits perfectly into your diet. Here’s why you’ll love them:

Naturally Sweet and Delicious: The natural sweetness from bananas and carrots makes these muffins deliciously sweet without the need for added sugar. The combination of flavors creates a tasty and satisfying treat.

Healthy and Low Points: These muffins are made with wholesome, paleo-friendly ingredients like almond flour and coconut oil, keeping them low in Weight Watchers points. They’re a nutritious option that you can enjoy guilt-free.

Perfect for Any Time of Day: Whether you’re looking for a quick breakfast, a snack, or a healthy dessert, these muffins are a versatile choice. They’re great for on-the-go or as a part of a balanced meal.

Easy to Make: With simple ingredients and straightforward steps, these muffins are easy to whip up. Even if you’re not an experienced baker, you’ll find this recipe approachable and hassle-free.

Kid-Friendly: The natural sweetness and moist texture make these muffins a hit with kids. They’re a great way to sneak in some extra veggies and fruits into your child’s diet without any fuss.

Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free: These muffins are perfect for those with dietary restrictions. They’re gluten-free and dairy-free, making them suitable for a variety of diets, including paleo.

Great for Meal Prep: These muffins store well in the fridge or freezer, making them ideal for meal prep. Bake a batch and enjoy them throughout the week for a convenient and healthy snack option.

Weight Watchers Points


5 Points (2022/2024 Plan)

MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan
5 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points.

Tips and Tricks

Choosing Ingredients

Use ripe bananas for a naturally sweeter and moister muffin. The riper the bananas, the better the flavor and texture.

Preparing Dates

To make blending easier, soak the dates in warm water for about 10 minutes before adding them to the food processor. This softens them and ensures a smoother mixture.

Mixing Batter

When combining wet and dry ingredients, mix just until combined. Overmixing can make the muffins dense.

Adding Nuts

For added texture and flavor, consider folding in some chopped nuts like walnuts or pecans along with the shredded carrots.

Spices Variation

Feel free to add other warm spices like nutmeg or ginger to enhance the flavor profile. A ½ teaspoon of each can add a nice depth to the muffins.

Muffin Liners

Use silicone muffin liners or parchment paper liners to prevent sticking and make cleanup easier.

Baking Check

Check for doneness by inserting a toothpick into the center of a muffin. If it comes out clean or with a few moist crumbs, the muffins are done.

Cooling Muffins

Let the muffins cool in the tin for about 5 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack. This helps them set and prevents them from falling apart.

Storage

Store muffins in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days. For longer storage, keep them in the refrigerator for up to a week or freeze them for up to 3 months.

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Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins


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Banana Carrot Muffins

Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins – Paleo

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Weight Watchers Banana Carrot Muffins Recipe – A Paleo breakfast, brunch, dessert or snack. Gluten Free – MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan (Freestyle) and 6 Green Plan (Smart Points)
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 18

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Prepare a muffin tin by lining with muffin cups or spraying with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium/large mixing bowl, add almond flour, cinnamon, sea salt, and baking soda. Mix well
  • Blend bananas, dates, eggs, vinegar, and coconut oil in a food processor.
  • In a food processor, add vinegar, eggs, coconut oil, dates, and bananas. Blend
  • Add contents from food processor to the dry ingredients. Mix well. Fold in the carrots.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared muffin tin.
  • Bake 25 minutes.

Notes

5 Points (2022/2024 Plan)
MyWW Points: 5 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan
5 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 144.7kcalCarbohydrates: 14.3gProtein: 3.8gFat: 9.2gSaturated Fat: 3.3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 288.8mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8.5g
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