Healthy pregnancy snack: Banana muffins!
Want a healthy snack that’s also a treat?! These banana and walnut muffins will give you an energy hit as well as being a yummy edition your pregnancy diet!
We loved Anita Bean’s Muffins – they’re full of bananas (so much goodness for your pregnancy diet!) and walnuts (lots of lovely Omega-3, also essential for nutrition in pregnancy). Super easy, these muffins only take a few minutes to prepare – happy baking Mammas!
2 large ripe bananas
85g (3oz) soft brown sugar
50g (2oz) butter
125 ml (4fl oz) milk
200g(7 oz) self-raising flour
50g(2 oz) chopped walnuts
½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
Pre-heat the oven to 180C and line a muffin tin with 12 paper muffin cases.
Mash the bananas and mix with the softened butter and the sugar. Beat in the egg and milk. Fold in the flour, walnuts and nutmeg.
Spoon into the muffin cases and bake for 20 minutes until firm to the touch and golden brown.
Banana muffins make a great mid-morning snack and are ideal for re-fuelling after your pregnancy workout.
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