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Green Muffins

Green Muffins is a healthy breakfast banana muffin recipe with spinach and banana. It is easy and basic spinach banana smoothie muffins to make in 40 mins.

Spinach Banana Smoothie Muffin:

Spinach Banana Smoothie is a healthy green smoothie recipe for breakfast. I make spinach banana strawberry smoothie for my breakfast. Smoothies are excellent breakfast on hot summer, but when the weather is cold I don’t even feel like drink it in the morning. So I made the green muffins with banana and spinach that is similar to the green breakfast smoothie that works better on cold winter days. Also, it is an excellent way to incorporate spinach in kids diets. My little son doesn’t even know this muffin has spinach in it. He totally enjoyed a soft and moist spinach muffin for his breakfast. It is a basic banana muffin recipe made with flour, butter, egg and sugar. Additionally spinach gives a beautiful green colour to the muffins naturally.

Smart Cooking Tips:

  1. Use ripe banana in this recipe, it helps to give a natural sweetness, flavour and aroma to the muffins.
  2. Make sure to melt the butter thoroughly before mixing with the batter. Otherwise, it will form a lump in the muffin.

  3. I added 3/4 cup of sugar in this recipe. Adjust adding it according to your taste. You can also replace the sugar with honey.

  1. Make sure to blend the banana and spinach until smooth using mixer or blender before adding it to the flour.
  2. Adding Pecans is purely your option, but it gives a crunchy taste in the muffins.

  3. Make sure to cool the muffins thoroughly before you taking it out from the muffin pan.


A great Idea to include spinach in kids diet:

Spinach Banana muffin is a healthy breakfast, especially for kids it is a delicious way to include spinach in their diet. It is a healthy grab and go quick breakfast recipe. I make the green muffins in the evening and store in a refrigerator. For the breakfast, I just warm the muffins in a microwave oven and serve it for my son and I grab it for myself and have it on the go. Also, if you have overripe bananas you can make use in this muffins and store it in a refrigerator for up to 3 days. Check out the other kids-friendly spinach recipes like spinach banana pancake and spinach pulao.

How to serve green muffins?

Serve green muffins for breakfast or snack.

Tried and tested by users:

Thank a ton dear, my 6 yrs daughter just loved it, as her favorite color is green. I even added chocolate chips to it, they taste equally yummy!!!

5 from 2 votes
Green Muffins
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins

Green Muffins is a healthy breakfast banana muffins made with spinach and banana. It is a basic spinach banana smoothie muffin recipe to make in 40 mins. 

Course: Bakes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 9
Author: Antonet Roajer
  • 1 cup SPINACH
  • 1 no EGGS
  • 1.50 cup ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
  • 1 tsp BAKING SODA
  • 0.25 cup Chopped Pecans or Walnuts or any nuts of your choice
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Puree spinach and banana together until smooth.

  3. Melt the butter separately and beat an egg separately.

  4. In a bowl combine all-purpose flour, sugar, spinach banana puree, melted butter, baking soda and beaten egg together. Mix well without any lumps.

  5. Spoon the batter into each greased muffin cup to three-quarters full and top with roasted pecans. 

  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin and comes out clean. Allow to cool and serve.

How to serve muffins?

These muffins are delicious as it is and you can serve it without any sides.

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